Badger's Green (play)

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Badger's Green
Written by R.C. Sherriff
Date premiered 1930
Original language English

Badger's Green is a 1930 British comedy play written by R.C. Sheriff. A company has ambitious plans to redevelop the quiet, picturesque village of Badger's Green. The inhabitants mount a resistance campaign and it is eventually decided to settle the future of the village by playing a cricket match.

The play has been adapted for the screen three times: a 1934 version starring Valerie Hobson, a 1938 version starring Maurice Denham and a 1949 version starring Garry Marsh.[1]

It was also adapted for television twice: a now-lost[2] 1938 version on BBC television[3] and a 1958 version as part of ITV Television Playhouse,[4] with this version also being lost.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://ftvdb.bfi.org.uk/sift/title/24823
  2. ^ http://www.lostshows.com/default.aspx?programme=b2049661-f400-420f-b258-33972ddd714e
  3. ^ http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0415552/
  4. ^ http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1324432/
  5. ^ http://www.lostshows.com/default.aspx?episode=1de74e0f-3deb-49f2-be72-f603e600ea3f