The Lady Chatterley Trial

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Producer: J. THEOCHARIS

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Oct 20th 1960, at the Old Bailey, Court No. 1, saw the start of one of the most important and controversial traials of the English legal system. Was D.H. Lawrence's "Lady Chatterley's Lover" just a dirty book or was it literature? For some the verdict ushered in the permissive society. Presented by Helena Kennedy. With comments from Lord Hutchinson and Allan Green.

Subject Categories

drama programmes (genre)

historical drama programmes (genre)

law trials

lady chatterley's lover (novel)

Broadcast history

01 Jan 1990 19:20-21:45 (RADIO 4)

11 Nov 1990 19:00-21:20 (RADIO 4)

28 Jun 1993 19:20-21:40 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

Helena Kennedy

John Rowe (Actor)

Terry Molloy (Actor)

John Church (Actor)

Norman Bird (Actor)

Susan Sheridan (Actor)

Christopher Good (Actor)

John Shrapnel (Actor)

Danny Schiller (Actor)

Michael Kilgarriff (Actor)

Frederick Treves (Actor)

John Samson (Actor)

Richard Vernon (Actor)

Denis Lill (Actor)

Marcia King (Actor)

David Neal (Actor)

Margaret Courtenay (Actor)

Jane Slavin (Actor)

Nicholas Gilbrook (Actor)

Jack Emery (Actor)

John Theocharis (Producer)

Allan Green (Speaker)

Jeremy Hutchinson (Speaker)

Recorded on 1989-12-04.

Producer: THEOCHARIS, John

SBH:Regina v. Penguin Books. A dramatised version of one of the most important and controversial trials in British legal history based on the original transcript. Includes comments from D.P.P. Allan Green and Lord Hutchinson. Comp. Jack Emery. Pres. Helen Kennedy. Prod. John Theocharis.

01 Jan 1990 00:00-00:00 (RADIO 4)

Helena Kennedy (Speaker)

Notes: CAIRS 450445.

Genome: [r4 Bd=19900101]

Unknown: Jack Emery

Presented By: Helena Kennedy.

Unknown: D. H. Lawrence

Unknown: Allan Green

Directed By: John Theocharis

Mr Justice Byrne: Richard Vernon

Mervyn Griffith-Jones, qc: John Shrapnel

Gerald Gardiner, QC: Frederick Treves

Jeremy Hutchinson: John Rowe

Clerk of the Court: Jack Emery

The Witnesses Graham Hough/ Roy Jenkins: Denis Lill

Helen Gardner: Margaret Courtenay

Joan Bennett: Marcia King

Bishop of Woolwich: Michael Kilgarriff

The Rev A S Hopkinson: Christopher Good

Richard Hoggart: Terry Molloy

E M Forster: Danny Schiller

Dr C J Hemming: David Neal

Norman St John Stevas: Nicholas Gilbrook

Jack Lambert: John Samson

Sir Allen Lane: Norman Bird

Dilys Powell: Susan Sheridan

John Connell: John Church

Bernardine A L Wall: Jane Slavin

Genome: [r4 Bd=19901111]

Presenter: Helena Kennedy.

Unknown: H Lawrence

Unknown: Allan Green

Unknown: Jack Emery

Director: John Theocharis.

Mr Justice Byrne: Richard Vernon

Mervyn Griffith-Jones, QC: John Shrapnel

Gerald Gardiner, QC: Frederick Treves

Jeremy Hutchinson: John Rowe

Clerk of the Court: Jack Emery

Graham Hough/Roy Jenkins: Denis Lill

Helen Gardner: Margaret Courtenay

Bishop of Woolwich: Michael Kilgarriff

Richard Hoggart: Terry Molloy

EM Forster: Danny Schiller

Dr C J Hemming: David Neal

Norman St John-Stevas: Nicholas Gilbrook

Dilys Powell: Susan Sheridan

John Connell: John Church