TV Admirable Crichton, The (BBC 1950, Raymond Huntley, Harcourt Williams) Published 3 years ago on June 22, 2016 In early TV play The Admirable Crichton, set during the Edwardian era, a posh family find themselves shipwrecked on a desert island and soon come to realise that their butler, The Admirable Crichton of the title, is the only one who actually knows how to keep them alive. The Admirable Crichton was one of J.M. Barries most popular plays and this was broadcast back in the day when there was only the one BBC Channel and the viewing audience was in the thousand rather than the millions. production details UK / BBC / 1x105m-e / Broadcast 15 June 1950 @ 8.00pm Writer:J.M. Barrie / Production Design: Barry Learoyd / Producer: Royston Morley cast RAYMOND HUNTLEY as Crichton HARCOURT WILLIAMS as Earl of Loam GEOFFREY WEARING as Rev John Treherne DAVID MARKHAM as Hon Ernest Wolley JEAN COMPTON as Lady Catherine Lasenby JOAN HOPKINS as Lady Mart Lasenby ALVYS MABEN as Lady Agatha Lasenby RICHARD CARR as Monsieur Fleury VIRGINIA WINTER as Fisher GRACE WEBB as Mrs Perkins FREDERICK ROSS as Tompsett CARA STEVENS as Simmons ARCHIE ANGUS as Thomas EDMUND CLOWES as Rolleston PAMELA BARNARD as Jane GINA ROHAN as Madamoiselle Jeanne DEREK BLOMFIELD as Lord Brocklehurst UNA VENNING as Countess of Brocklehurst DAPHNE LAURENCE as Gladys VICTOR PLATT as John JANE BARRETT as Tweeny JAMES TILLING as Naval Officer BBCDaphne LaurenceHarcourt WilliamsPeriod dramaRaymond HuntleyRoyston MorleyTV Advertisement advertisement and this just in Episodes9 hours ago Chronicle Mysteries: The Wrong Man (Hallmark Sun 24 Feb 2019, Alison Sweeney) Podcaster Alex McPherson seeks the truth behind the tragic death of a young lawyer, while partner Drew finds himself diving... Episodes9 hours ago The Zoo: The Marvelous Mott Mott (Season 3 Premieres 24 Feb 2019 on Animal Planet) The Marvelous Mott Mott: Animal Planet’s THE ZOO goes behind the scenes at the world-famous Bronx Zoo for a third... Episodes9 hours ago SMILF: Single Mom In Love Forever (S2EP5 Showtime Sun 24 Feb 2019) Single Mom In Love Forever: In 2014, Bridgette and Rafi prepare for the realities of parenthood as Bridgette experiences contractions,... Episodes9 hours ago Crashing: The Viewing Party (S3EP6 HBO Sun 24 Feb 2019) The Viewing Party: Pete (Pete Holmes) and Kat (Madeline Wise) attend a viewing party for Ali’s late-night spot on Seth... Episodes9 hours ago Black Monday: 243 (S1EP5 Showtime Sun 24 Feb 2019) 243: Mo takes Dawn to the Predator’s Ball in an effort to raise the capital The Jammer Group needs to... search EPISODES Episodes9 hours ago The 91st Annual Academy Awards airs Sun 24 Feb 2019 on ABC Oscar producer Donna Gigliotti, and co-producer and director Glenn Weiss, today announced the first round of presenters for the Academy... Episodes9 hours ago When Calls The Heart: Phone Rings and Heartstrings (Season 6 Premieres Sun 24 Feb 2019 on Hallmark) In the “When Calls the Heart” season six premiere “Phone Rings and Heartstrings” the town of Hope Valley adjusts to... Episodes9 hours ago Evil Lives Here: I Hate Being Daddy’s Girl (S4EP8 ID Sun 24 Feb 2019) I Hate Being Daddy’s Girl: When Robin Doll was rescued from her mother’s violence and went to live with her... advertisement MOVIES Movies1 week ago Private Worlds (Paramount 1935, Charles Boyer, Claudette Colbert) Charles Boyer stars as the new superintendent of a progressive mental hospital. His apparent coldness first arouses resentment among the... Movies1 week ago Yucatán (2018, Luis Tosar, Stephanie Cayo) In farcical comedy Yucatán a pair of white collar thieves compete fiercely against each other trying to steal from an... Movies1 week ago The Breaker Upperers (Netflix Fri 15 Feb 2019, Jackie van Beek, Madeleine Sami) Two women run a business breaking up couples for cash but when one develops a conscience their friendship unravels. production... MY TV TONIGHTWhat's on and when. Broadcast, cable and streaming... BRITISH FILM 1930-1990The Viewer's Guide to British Film 1930-1990 Indepth guide to six decades of cinema in the UK.