Hands Across the Sea (BBC, 1938, Nadine March, Nicholas Phipps)

Hands Across the Sea is a BBC production adapted by Reginald Smith. It is based on a play by Noël Coward and aired live in 1938, featuring Nadine March and Nicholas Phipps. A second live performance was mounted 3 days later (this was the norm at the time for live drama).


Nadine March (Lady Maureen Gilpin), Nicholas Phipps (Commander Peter Gilpin, R.N.), Everley Gregg (Honourable Clare Wedderburn), Edward Underdown (Lieutenant Commander Alastair Corbett, R.N.), Clive Morton (Major Gosling), Alan Webb (Mr Wadhurst), Nora Nicholson (Mrs Wadhurst), Lindesay Baxter (Mrs Burnham), Audrey Cameron (Walters).

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Adapted by Reginald Smith / Based on a play by Noël Coward / Producer: Reginald Smith

Production Details

UK / BBC / 1×30 minutes / Broadcast on 15 February 1938 and 17 February 1938

The Episodes

First Performance (15th February 1938)
Second Performance (17th February 1938)

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