The TelescopeProduced by Bryan Bailey
Television Presentation by Ayrton Whitaker
Writer: R.C. Sherriff
First shown: 5 November
Patsy Byrne ... Mrs. Palmer
Frank Finlay ... Mr. Pinnock
Melvyn Hayes ... Joe Palmer
Hilary Liddell ... Mary Mayfield
Lala Lloyd ... Miss Brown
Raymond Mason ... Ben Brooks
Colin Rix ... Sergeant Wallis
Edward Woodward ... John Mayfield
"Tonight's play was originally presented in sound radio's festival of R. C. Sherriff's work's last year, and was heard by Bryan Bailey, General Manager of the Guildford Theatre. He approached the author, and as a result gave it it's stage premiere last May. The original cast of the Guildford Theatre Company have now been invited to appear in this television presentation.
The story, set in Canbury, a fictious district of London's east End, tells the struggles of a young vicar, John Mayfield, who seeks to help the young people of the parish".
Radio Times Issue 1773, Television 3 - 9 November 1957