Ballet: Job (1936b)

UK, 11 November
25m
broadcast live, black and white, 5:4
mono, English

A British fantasy television special. This was the second of two live broadcasts (at 21:35) – the first was at 15:35. Neither broadcast was recorded.

Credits

Crew
BBC
Production: Ninette de Valois
A masque for dancing by Geoffrey Keynes.
Music: R. Vaughan-Williams
Costumes Designed after Blake's illustrations to the Book of Job by: Gwendoline Raverat
Masks: Hedley Briggs
Choreography: Ninette de Valois

Cast
The Vic-Wells Company
Stephen Thomas (presentation)
Maurice Brook (Job)
Joy Newton (Job's wife)
Robert Helpmann (Satan)
William Chappell (Elihu)
Richard Ellis, Leslie Edwards, William Chappell (the three messengers)
Peggy Melliss, Wenda Horsburgh, Sheila McCarthy (the three comforters)
Claude Newman (War)
Richard Ellis (Pestilence)
Michael Somes (Famine)

Links

See also
Ballet: Job (1936a)