The Wednesday Play: Alice (1965)

UK, 13 October 1965
Series 3, episode 1
videotape, black and white, 4:3
mono, English
Series: The Wednesday Play (1964-1970)

A British fantasy television play written by Dennis Potter and directed by Gareth Davies.

Plot Summary

The story of Charles Dodgson, his relationship with Alice Liddell and the book Alice in Wonderland that it inspired Dodgson to write under the pseudonym Lewis Carroll.


Director: Gareth Davies
Producer: James MacTaggart
By: Dennis Potter
Music: Peter Greenwell

George Baker (Lewis Carroll/The Reverend C L Dodgson)
Rosalie Crutchley (Mrs Liddell)
David Langton (Dean Liddell)
Deborah Watling (Alice Liddell)
Suzanne Vasey (Ellen)
George Pensotti (John)
Billy Russell (the gardener)
Michael Harfleet (the gardener’s boy)
Tessa Wyatt (Lorina Liddell)
Maria Coyne (Edith Liddell)
John Steiner (Thornton)
Malcolm Webster (The Reverend R Duckworth)
John Bailey (Mad Hatter)
John Saunders (March hare)
Peter Bartlett (dormouse)
John Moffatt (Stotman)
Norman Scace (mock turtle)
Frank Shelley (gryphon)
Maurice Hedley (Macmillan)
Keith Campbell (caterpillar)
Tony Anholt (Hargreaves)
Gareth Forwood (Baker)

See also
Dreamchild (1985)