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Rehearsals for 'The Physicists' (1967)

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Caption   Rehearsals for 'The Physicists' (1967)
Programme   Physicists (The)  
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Personalities/Groups   Cusack, Cyril (1910 - 1993)
McAnally, Ray (1926 - 1989)
Lynch, Joseph (1926 - 2001)
Kelly, Barry
Gibson, Chloe (1899 - 1995)
Watkinson, Eve (1909 - 1999)
Description   Rehearsals for the RTÉ Television adaptation of Friedrich Durrenmatt's play 'The Physicists', at Dublin's Molesworth Hall in 1967. Irish actor Cyril Cusack who played Mobius, is standing with his back to camera. Standing from left to right are; Ray McAnally as Newton, Joe Lynch as Einstein (with a cigarette in his mouth), Eve Watkinson who played Doctor and producer Chloe Gibson. Cameraman Barry Kelly is standing to the right, wearing an Aran jumper. The remaining three men are unidentified.

RTÉ Television broadcast 'The Physicists' on 28 September 1967. The play is set in a lunatic asylum and the action centres on a physicist, Johann Wilhelm Mobius, played by Cyril Cusack in this production. An RTÉ Guide article about the play was published on 22 September 1967.  
Collection   RTÉ Guide  
Photographer   Bedell, Roy  
Date of photograph   01/Jan/1967
(01/Jan/1967 - 01/Jan/1967)  
Rights holder   RTÉ  
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