Waiting For Godot 1961

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This publicity still is from Waiting for Godot, by Samuel Beckett, it was transmitted on BBC television on 26th June, 1961, at 21.50. The drama was produced in Birmingham’s Gosta Green studios.

Thanks to Costume Designer, Joyce Hawkins for sharing the photo.

Prometheus: The Life of Balzac

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Prometheus: The Life of Balzac, by Andre Maurois, was transmitted in autumn 1975 on BBC2. The interiors would have been recorded in Studio A.

Below is the entry from the Radio Times, from the BBC Genome project:

‘The BBC2 serial: written for television in six parts by DAVID turner starring Nicky Henson as Balzac 1: Apprenticeship of a Genius Honore Balzac , ablaze with vitality, determined to embrace greatness as a writer, embraces instead the first great love of his life.

Costume designer, Joyce HAWKINS; Script editor Lennox PHILLIPS; Designer, Margaret PEACOCK; Producer Richard Hevnon; Director Joan CRAFT

Contributors

Mme Balzac: Helen Ryan
M Balzac: William Squire
Laure Balzac: Rosemary McHale
Laurence Balzac: Elizabeth Romilly
Père Dablin: Leslie French
Eugene Surville: Tim Woodward
Comtesse de Berny: Elizabeth Spriggs
Comte de Berny: Barry Sinclair
Emilie de Berny: Rosie Kerslake
Augustine de Berny: Phoebe Nicholis
Jeanne de Berny: Kate Lock
Victorine de Berny: Tracey Childs
Raisson: Jeremy Clyde
Peasant girl: Vanessa Millard
Buisson: Paul Imbusch’

https://genome.ch.bbc.co.uk/f0762eee12e34531a98afebdf8888018

The photos were originally posted on the Pebble Mill Engineers Facebook group, and I suspect they are probably from costume designer, Joyce Hawkins.

Costume and make-up, probably ‘Shakespeare or Bust’

Photo by Graham Pettifer, no reproduction without permission

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Gwen Arthy, Joyce Hawkins and Annie Doling, from costume and make-up, probably on location for Shakespeare or Bust, which was filmed to the canal between Birmingham and Stratford Upon Avon. Mike Williams was DOP, and it starred Brian Glover. Tara Prem was the script editor.

The Nightwatchman 1959

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The Nightwatchman was a six part series of stories by W. W. Jacobs, adapted by Donal Giltinan, and produced by Peter Dews at the BBC Gosta Green studios. It starred Wally Patch as Bill, the Nightwatchman,  and Marjorie Rhodes as Mrs Gibbs. The series was transmitted in January and February 1959.

Here is the list of participants, from the Radio Times entry:

Author: W.W. Jacobs
Adapter: Donal Giltinan
Producer: Peter Dews
Music for the concertina composed and played by: Alfred Edwards
Designer: Stewart Marshall
Director: Terence Dudley
Bill: Wally Patch
Joe Gibbs: Victor Platt
George Brown: Hal Osmond
Bob Kidd: Douglas Ives
Landlord: Norman Pierce
Mrs Atkins: Hilda Barry
Mrs Joe Gibbs: Marjorie Rhodes
Mrs Briggs: Vi Stevens
First Customer: Charles Lamb
Second Customer: Anthony Sagar
Docker: Frank Sieman
Police Constable: Stanley Beard

Thanks to Costume’s Joyce Hawkins for sharing the photo.

Alexander Graham Bell 1965

Francesca Annis and Alex McCowen in Alexander Graham Bell. Copyright resides with the original holder, no reproduction without permission

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Thanks to costume supervisor Joyce Hawkins for sharing the photo. The photo is from a six part series about Alexander Graham Bell, recorded at the Gosta Green  studio in 1965, and transmitted weekly on BBC 1 from 28th February 1965, at 17.35. Here is the entry from the Radio Times, c/o the BBC Genome project:

Synopsis

A serial in six parts by LYON TODD adapted by ALISTAIR BELL
PART 2: A Note In Music
Costumes supervised by Joyce Hawkins
Make-up supervised by Gwen Arthy Designer, Michael Edwards
Script editor, Betty Willingale Producer. CAMPBELL LOGAN Directed by JULIA SMITH
From the Midlands

Contributors

Adapted By: Alistair Bell
Unknown: Joyce Hawkins
Unknown: Gwen Arthy
Designer: Michael Edwards
Editor: Betty Willingale
Producer: Campbell Logan
Directed By: Julia Smith
Alexander Graham Bell: Alec McCowen
Jeannie MacEwan: Jean Anderson
Dr Ferguson: Larry Cross
Professor Bell: John Phillips
Mrs Bell: Barbara Cavan
Matthews: Jameson Clark
Ballachey: Hal Galili
MacDonald: Bruce Boa
George Brown: Robert James
Sarah Fuller: Susan Crawford
Mr Sanders: Peter Carlisle
George Sanders: Michael Crockett
Mr Richards: George Woolley
Mrs Connor: Elizabeth Begley
Mr Hubbard: John Wooonutt
Mabel Hubbard: Francesca Annis

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