Drama (1954 England, USA syndication various)
A fine drama series, featuring the dean of
English actors, Ralph Richardson and Lawrence Olivier.
The shows were based on the best of literature, such
as Dumas, Conrad, Stevenson, Dickens, James, and
London. Current writers of note were also included in
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Many fine actors of the British stage and screen were
involved, such as Robert Morley, Harry Andrews, Muriel
Forbes and Daphne Maddox. Music was by the renown
British organist and arranger, Sidney Torch, (whose musical credits include The Black Museum, Adventures of Harry Lime, and Secrets of Scotland Yard) and
featured in some shows the Campbell Singers. Harry
Alan Towers produced and directed.
The show was a Towers of London syndicated show, and
was broadcast in America in various markets through
the years, including WRVR-FM, Riverside Radio, in New
For other literature-based see also: American Novels, Authors Collection, The Author Meets the Critics, Author's Playhouse, Best Plays, Favorite Story, Great Plays, NBC University Theater, New Theater, Theater Guild on the Air, Tell It Again, Theater Royal, World's Greatest Novels, and Your Playhouse of Favorites.