DANGER BY RICHARD HUGHES

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RADIO DRAMA "DANGER" by Richard Hughes. This production is a 1976 version of the first play ever broadcast by the BBC (January 15 1924). It was broadcast first in New Zealand by the Radio Broadcasting Company on 2YA on 5 July 1929. 1976 Production- producer Davina Whitehouse.
Cast:
Simon O'Connor, Margaret Burnett, Alex Trousdell, Ray Henwood, Alan Jervis.

With the play is an interview in which Peter Harcourt and Davina Whitehouse talk to Elsie Lloyd who was a member of the original 1929 cast. She describes the studio at Waring Taylor St, the sound effects created by Ken Collins and the public enthusiasm for the production. For
information on 1976 broadcast see "Listener" 6 November 1976 p.17 For 1929 broadcast - "Radio Record" 28 June 1929. 1929 cast Elsie Lloyd, Eric A Clark, Victor S Lloyd, "because of its dramatic intensity it is not a play to which young children and those with very weak nerves should listen".

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Year 1976

Reference number 1902

Media type AUDIO

Collection Sound Collection

Ngā Taonga Korero Collection

Genre Radio plays
Radio programs
Sound recordings

Credits BURNETT, Margaret
COLLINS, Ken
Harcourt, Peter, 1923-1995 (b.1923, d.1995)
Henwood, Ray
HUGHES, Richard
Jervis, Alan
Lloyd, Elsie
O'Connor, Simon, 1949-
TROUSDELL, Alex
Whitehouse, Davina

Duration 00:21:17

Date 10 Nov 1976