Beauty And The Beast (BBC 1956, Bobby Howes, Sally Bazely)

Beauty And The Beast was a reasonably lavish musical entertainment for boxing day 1956 with a high profile cast.

Bobby Howes as The Merchant
Sally Bazely as Beauty
Leslie Phillips as Crispin
Gillian Lynne as Antonia
April Olrich as Cherrylinda
Wallas Eaton as Benjamin
Graham Crowden as Silas
Cameron Hall as Jacob
Ernest Butcher as The Old Woodcutter
Charles Drake as Wee Beastie
Inia Te Wiata as The Beast

crew details
Writers: Francis Essex, Trevor Hill, Margaret Potter
Additional Dialogue: Lewis Schwarz
Lyrics by Norman Newell, Francis Essex, David Croft
Music: Terry Stanford, Stanley Black, William Hill-Bowen and Arthur Wilkinson
Producer: Francis Essex

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production details
Country: UK
Network and Production Companies: BBC
Duration: 1×80 minute episode
Aired From: Wednesday 26 December 1956 @ 7.40pm

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