Edwardian drama

This subject guide to Edwardian drama on British television takes drama from the 1890s-1914 period as its focus. Playwrights from this period are listed alphabetically.

J. M. Barrie
Programming ‘The Edwardians’, part 1
Programming ‘The Edwardians’, part 2

John Galsworthy
Programming ‘The Edwardians’, part 1
The Edwardians: Strife (BBC, 1988)

Harley Granville-Barker
Programming ‘The Edwardians’, part 1
The Edwardians: Play of the Month: The Voysey Inheritance (BBC, 1979)
The Edwardians: Play of the Month: Waste (BBC, 1977)

Stanley Houghton
Programming ‘The Edwardians’, part 1
Stanley Houghton’s The Younger Generation (Granada for ITV, 1959)

D. H. Lawrence
Programming ‘The Edwardians’, part 1
The Edwardians: Performance: The Widowing of Mrs Holroyd (BBC, 1995)

Somerset Maugham
Programming ‘The Edwardians’, part 1

Arthur Wing Pinero
Programming ‘The Edwardians’, part 1
Programming ‘The Edwardians’, part 2

George Bernard Shaw
partially discussed in Pre-war theatre from BBC Television, 2.
On DVD: ten plays from George Bernard Shaw
GBS on Independent Television, 1955-62
How He Lied to Her Husband (1938): In the beginning: two traces
Heartbreak House (BBC, 1958, 1977)
Androcles and the Lion (BBC, 1938, 1946, 1951)
Play of the Month: Mrs Warren’s Profession (BBC, 1972)
Programming ‘The Edwardians’, part 1
In the beginning: George Bernard Shaw on television, 1937-1939 [draft]
The Edwardians: Theatre Night: The Devil’s Disciple (BBC, 1987)
Back to Methuselah by Bernard Shaw (BBC, 5 parts, 1952)

J. M. Synge
Programming ‘The Edwardians’, part 1
Programming ‘The Edwardians’, part 2
The Edwardians: J. M. Synge’s Riders to the Sea (BBC, 1960)
More Synge on the small screen

Oscar Wilde
Programming ‘The Edwardians’, part 1
The Edwardians: Play of the Month: An Ideal Husband (BBC1, 1969)

General
Granada’s Manchester plays
[1908-WWI]

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