The Fighting Cock
|The Fighting Cock|
|Directed by||William Sterling|
|Written by||Noel Robinson|
|Based on||play by Jean Anouilh|
|18 September 1963 (Melbourne)|
The Fighting Cock is a 1963 Australian television play. It is an adaptation of a play by Jean Anouilh whose original French title was L'Hurluberlu. In English, it had a run on Broadway, starring Rex Harrison.
It was made at a time Australian drama was relatively rare.
- Alexander Archdale as the general
- Malcolm Sheild as the General's son Toto
- Felicity Young as general's wife Algae
- Sandra Power as Sophie
- Elizabeth Wing as Bise
- Williams Lloyd as Father Gregory
- Kendrick Hudson as doctor
- Roly Baree as Baron
- Hugh Stewart
- Laurence Beck
- Frank Rich
- "Three TV Plays from French Writers". The Age. 12 September 1963. p. 15.
- "The Fighting Cock – Broadway Play – Original | IBDB". www.ibdb.com.
- Vagg, Stephen (18 February 2019). "60 Australian TV Plays of the 1950s & '60s". Filmink.
- "Anouilh Play on ABN 2". Sydney Morning Herald. 26 September 1963. p. 9.
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