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Ascent of F6, The (BBC 1938, William Devlin, Stuart Latham)



Previously mounted in 1937 live play The Ascent of F6 was based on the production by Christopher Isherwood and W.H. Auden. Performed live the whole thing was restaged the following week. William Devlin had taken the lead in the previous production too.

production details
UK / BBC / 2×30 minute episodes / Broadcast 18 September 1938 and then again on 26 September 1938

Producer: J. Royston Morley / Play: W.H. Auden, Christopher Isherwood

William Devlin as Michael Ransom
Ben Wright as David Gunn
Peter Ashmore as Edward Lamp
Philip Thornley as Doctor Williams
Stuart Latham as Announcer
Catherine Lacey as Mrs A
Will Leighton as Mr A
Dennis Arundell as Sir James Ransom
Barbara Everest as Mrs Ransom
Emma Trechman as Lady Isabel Welwyn
Richard George as General Dellany-Couch
Edward Lexy as Lord Stagmantle
Reginald Brooke as Acolyte, Butler, Assistant Stage Manager
Reginald Peldon as Monk, Barman
Alan Baddely as Monk