Sunday-Night Theatre: Brian Rix Presents: Thark (1957)

UK, 22 December 1957
broadcast live, videotape, black and white, 4:3
mono, English

A British borderline fantasy television play directed by Jack Williams. It was broadcast live but a videotaped recording was later junked by the BBC.

Plot Summary

When Mrs Frush complains to Sir Hector Benbow that Thark, the large country house he sold her, is haunted a group of people descend on the place in search of ghosts.


Directed for the Stage by: Jack Williams
Television Presentation by: Alan Chivers
Based on the Stage Play by: Ben Travers
Designed for the Stage by: Rhoda Gray

Diana Calderwood (Cherry Buck)
Hazel Douglas (Warner)
Fabia Drake (Mrs Frush)
Ann Firbank (Kitty Stratton)
Leo Franklyn (Sir Hector Benbow)
Basil Lord (Lionel Tooth)
Peter Mercier (Whittle)
Larry Noble (Hook)
Cicely Paget-Bowman (Lady Benbow)
Brian Rix (Ronald Gamble)
John Slater (Jones)

See also
ATV Today: 8 June 1961
Comedy Matinee: Thark (1961)
The Jazz Age: Thark (1968)
Thark (1932)
Thark (1948)