BBC Play of the Month: Season 15, Episode 4

The Critic (23 Aug. 1982)

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In this classic eighteenth-century satire, Mr. Puff, a foppish, would-be playwright-critic, invites his literary-minded associates to see a production of his horrendous and nonsensical ... See full summary »

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Hywel Bennett ...
Mr. King / Mr. Puff
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Mr. Sneer
Rosemary Leach ...
Mrs. Dangle
Norman Rodway ...
Mr. Dangle
Alan Badel ...
Sir Fretful Plagiary
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Tiburina
Rodney Bewes ...
Constable
Christopher Biggins ...
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In this classic eighteenth-century satire, Mr. Puff, a foppish, would-be playwright-critic, invites his literary-minded associates to see a production of his horrendous and nonsensical spectacular, "The Spanish Armada", confident that he has written a great play. Written by Albert Sanchez Moreno <a.moreno@mindspring.com>

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