BBC Sunday-Night Theatre (1950–1959)

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Cast

Series cast summary:
Brian Rix ...
 Bob Bennett / ... (12 episodes, 1956-1959)
Victor Platt ...
 Blind timekeeper / ... (12 episodes, 1950-1958)
...
 Antoine Vanier / ... (12 episodes, 1951-1957)
Michael Brennan ...
 Captain of the Guard / ... (12 episodes, 1950-1959)
Jane Barrett ...
 Alice Maitland / ... (10 episodes, 1950-1959)
George Woodbridge ...
 Bardolph / ... (10 episodes, 1950-1957)
...
 Captain Smith / ... (10 episodes, 1950-1953)
Patrick Barr ...
 Amphitryon / ... (10 episodes, 1950-1958)
...
 Christopher Williams / ... (9 episodes, 1950-1959)
Cyril Shaps ...
 Charles McFadden / ... (9 episodes, 1955-1958)
Robert Harris ...
 Padre / ... (9 episodes, 1952-1956)
Henry Oscar ...
 Adjutant / ... (8 episodes, 1950-1959)
Maurice Colbourne ...
 Earl of Salisbury / ... (8 episodes, 1951-1953)
Richard Caldicot ...
 Archbishop of Canterbury / ... (8 episodes, 1950-1954)
John Scott Martin ...
 Boy / ... (8 episodes, 1950-1958)
Margaretta Scott ...
 Lady Marguerite Blakeney / ... (8 episodes, 1950-1958)
Walter Hudd ...
 Duke / ... (8 episodes, 1951-1959)
Douglas Wilmer ...
 Antonio / ... (8 episodes, 1952-1958)
Jeanette Sterke ...
 Anishcu / ... (8 episodes, 1954-1957)
Helen Shingler ...
 Candida Morell / ... (8 episodes, 1950-1956)
Rupert Davies ...
 Frontier guard / ... (8 episodes, 1952-1958)
Robert Sansom ...
 Antonio / ... (7 episodes, 1950-1954)
Ursula Howells ...
 Emma / ... (7 episodes, 1950-1959)
Erik Chitty ...
 Bank chairman / ... (7 episodes, 1950-1959)
Bryan Coleman ...
 Lord Anthony Dewhurst / ... (7 episodes, 1950-1953)
David Markham ...
 Edward Voysey / ... (7 episodes, 1950-1959)
Una Venning ...
 Queen Elinor / ... (7 episodes, 1950-1956)
Amy Dalby ...
 Mère Brogard / ... (7 episodes, 1950-1955)
John Baker ...
 Alexander Court / ... (7 episodes, 1951-1957)
Marius Goring ...
 Chorus / ... (7 episodes, 1951-1957)
Terence Alexander ...
 Alaric / ... (7 episodes, 1950-1957)
Laurence Payne ...
 Captain Bluntschli / ... (7 episodes, 1952-1957)
Beckett Bould ...
 Farmer / ... (7 episodes, 1950-1957)
Jonathan Field ...
 Billing / ... (7 episodes, 1950-1955)
Colin Douglas ...
 Captain Priestman / ... (7 episodes, 1951-1959)
William Mervyn ...
 Adrian Blenderbland / ... (7 episodes, 1950-1959)
Christopher Steele ...
 Captain / ... (7 episodes, 1950-1959)
Sheila Shand Gibbs ...
 Bianca / ... (6 episodes, 1951-1957)
...
 Acilius / ... (6 episodes, 1950-1958)
...
 Barman / ... (6 episodes, 1950-1959)
William Devlin ...
 General / ... (6 episodes, 1952-1956)
Andrew Osborn ...
 Alexander the Great / ... (6 episodes, 1950-1952)
Richard Bebb ...
 Lewis the Dauphin / ... (6 episodes, 1950-1952)
Eddie Sutch ...
 Pola / ... (6 episodes, 1950-1952)
Alan Wheatley ...
 Fainall / ... (6 episodes, 1950-1951)
Joyce Heron ...
 Alice Langdon / ... (6 episodes, 1950-1957)
John Gabriel ...
 Canon John D'Estivet / ... (6 episodes, 1950-1953)
Agnes Lauchlan ...
 Lady Mabel Parkes / ... (6 episodes, 1951-1954)
...
 2nd Planter / ... (6 episodes, 1950-1952)
Sonia Dresdel ...
 Constance / ... (6 episodes, 1951-1957)
John Robinson ...
 Hillcrist / ... (6 episodes, 1951-1959)
Noel Hood ...
 Comtesse de Tournai / ... (6 episodes, 1952-1956)
Alban Blakelock ...
 Gentleman / ... (6 episodes, 1950-1951)
Evelyn Moore ...
 Lady Portaries / ... (6 episodes, 1950-1955)
Jean Cadell ...
 Abby Brewster / ... (6 episodes, 1951-1959)
John Longden ...
 Captain Blakely / ... (6 episodes, 1951-1958)
Edward Chapman ...
 Hornblower / ... (6 episodes, 1950-1959)
Arthur Wontner ...
 Carraway Pim / ... (6 episodes, 1950-1952)
Carl Bernard ...
 Capt. Dettersdorf / ... (6 episodes, 1952-1959)
Eric Lander ...
 Armand St. Just / ... (6 episodes, 1955-1958)
...
 Father / ... (6 episodes, 1952-1959)
Peter Augustine ...
 Don Mateo Vasquez / ... (6 episodes, 1953-1957)
John Vere ...
 Jordan, the bootmaker / ... (6 episodes, 1950-1955)
Thomas Gallagher ...
 Brogard / ... (6 episodes, 1950-1958)
Arthur Young ...
 Alexander Volodarsky / ... (6 episodes, 1951-1954)
...
 Charles Granillo / ... (5 episodes, 1950-1953)
Emrys Jones ...
 Alfred Polly / ... (5 episodes, 1950-1955)
...
 Lady Fortrose / ... (5 episodes, 1951-1959)
Ronald Simpson ...
 Harold Cleaver / ... (5 episodes, 1950-1951)
Anthony Sharp ...
 Chevalier Paul de Grignon / ... (5 episodes, 1950-1952)
James Dale ...
 King Philip of France / ... (5 episodes, 1950-1952)
Alexis de Galien ...
 Minister of a friendly power (5 episodes, 1951-1952)
Howell Davies ...
 Mill worker (5 episodes, 1951-1955)
...
 Dr. Albert Schweitzner / ... (5 episodes, 1950-1954)
James Carney ...
 Sir Percy Blakeney / ... (5 episodes, 1950-1951)
Alvys Maben ...
 Diana / ... (5 episodes, 1950-1953)
Sydney Tafler ...
 Chauvelin / ... (5 episodes, 1950-1952)
Edgar K. Bruce ...
 Jellyband / ... (5 episodes, 1950-1953)
E.J. Kennedy ...
 2nd Old man / ... (5 episodes, 1950-1952)
Herbert C. Walton ...
 Mr. Hempseed / ... (5 episodes, 1950-1952)
Reginald Hearne ...
 French Messenger / ... (5 episodes, 1951-1958)
Grace Arnold ...
 Frau Bartsch / ... (5 episodes, 1950-1959)
Olaf Pooley ...
 Captain Lesgate / ... (5 episodes, 1950-1956)
Kathleen Boutall ...
 Emmy / ... (5 episodes, 1950-1954)
Reginald Tate ...
 Captain Adam Brant / ... (5 episodes, 1952-1954)
George Skillan ...
 Dean of Polchester / ... (5 episodes, 1950-1957)
Cecil Brock ...
 1st Irregular / ... (5 episodes, 1950-1959)
Basil Appleby ...
 David / ... (5 episodes, 1950-1953)
Andre Van Gyseghem ...
 Chancellor / ... (5 episodes, 1953-1959)
Joseph O'Conor ...
 Philip Faulconbridge / ... (5 episodes, 1952-1959)
Martin Starkie ...
 Private Baranowski / ... (5 episodes, 1950-1956)
Margot Van der Burgh ...
 Concierge / ... (5 episodes, 1953-1959)
Elwyn Brook-Jones ...
 Cardinal Pandulph / ... (5 episodes, 1951-1959)
Harry Hearn ...
 Constable Harris / ... (5 episodes, 1950-1952)
Allan Jeayes ...
 Dr. Parsons / ... (5 episodes, 1950-1956)
Arthur Ridley ...
 Frith / ... (5 episodes, 1950-1959)
Anton Diffring ...
 Buschmann / ... (5 episodes, 1951-1959)
...
 Chamberlain / ... (5 episodes, 1952-1959)
Harold Kasket ...
 Abdulia / ... (5 episodes, 1953-1958)
Noel Howlett ...
 Lewis Appleby / ... (5 episodes, 1950-1959)
Lionel Ngakane ...
 Corey Sims / ... (5 episodes, 1953-1959)
Willoughby Goddard ...
 Jellyband / ... (5 episodes, 1955-1958)
Andrew Cruickshank ...
 Baron Molde / ... (5 episodes, 1951-1956)
Jack Allen ...
 Captain Horace Vale / ... (5 episodes, 1950-1952)
Julia Braddock ...
 Sally Jellyband / ... (5 episodes, 1950-1952)
Fanny Carby ...
 Agnes / ... (5 episodes, 1952-1959)
Barbara Couper ...
 Amy Hillcrist / ... (5 episodes, 1950-1956)
Walter Fitzgerald ...
 Canon Ronder / ... (5 episodes, 1951-1954)
Alexis Milne ...
 Lady Hammergallow's maid (5 episodes, 1951-1953)
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