Hansel and Gretel (1937a)

UK, 23 December 1937
broadcast live, colour, 5:4
mono, English

A British fantasy television play. It was broadcast live and never recorded. It was the first of two live broadcasts of the same production, the second being on 27 December 1937.


Play Production by: Stephen Thomas
Adapted by: Alfred Reynolds
Based on Material by: Ernest Irving
Music by: Humperdinck

Jean Haynes (Hansel)
Muriel Pavlow (Gretel)
Lilla Healing (mother)
Alured Weigall (father)
H. D. C. Pepler (witch)
Therese Langfield (sandman)
Charlotte Landor (dew fairy)