Box for One

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Box for One is a live television play which has been presented three times, twice on British broadcaster BBC and once on Australian broadcaster ABC. It is a drama about a "spiv", and the entire 30-minute drama takes place in a London telephone box. It was written by Peter Brook.

1949 version[edit]

The 1949 version aired on BBC, and starring Marius Goring, Ivan Craig and Josée Richard.[1] Broadcast live, it was likely never telerecorded, and is lost.[2]

1953 version[edit]

The 1953 version also aired on the BBC, and was an episode of Wednesday Theatre. It featured Robert Helpmann and Harold Lang.[3] This version is likely lost, as the BBC rarely telerecorded shows during 1953.

1958 version[edit]

The 1958 version aired on Australian broadcaster ABC, and aired live[4] on ABC's Melbourne station ABV-2. A telerecording (also known as a kinescope) was made and shown in Sydney[5] on station ABN-2. This version also featured Robert Helpmann.[6] It is not known if the kinescope recording still exists.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0294400/
  2. ^ http://www.lostshows.com/default.aspx?episode=d6888f8c-2a55-4a55-b600-06956b514eda
  3. ^ http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1665950/
  4. ^ https://news.google.com/newspapers?id=QlYRAAAAIBAJ&sjid=v5UDAAAAIBAJ&pg=6902%2C2207808
  5. ^ https://news.google.com/newspapers?id=IndWAAAAIBAJ&sjid=v-QDAAAAIBAJ&pg=5421%2C2031116
  6. ^ http://www.imdb.com/title/tt3476860/

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