Hansel and Gretel (1937b)

UK, 27 December
broadcast live, colour, 5:4
mono, English

A British fantasy television special. It was broadcast live and never recorded. It was the second of two live broadcasts of the same production, the first having been on 23 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)