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Flowering Cherry

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Directed by
Colin Dean

Written by
Noel Robinson

Grant Taylor

Produced by
Colin Dean

Based on
play by Robert Bolt

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The Flowering Cherry is a 1958 play written by Robert Bolt.


The play was performed on Broadway in 1959.


The play was adapted for British television in 1963.

1963 Australian TV Adaptation

It was filmed for Australian TV in 1963, directed by Colin Dean and starring Grant Taylor, Peter Adams, Don Pascoe, Elizabeth Ferris, Margo Lee, Frank Taylor and Rosalind Seagrave.

It was the first drama to be simultaneously presented in Sydney and Melbourne via coaxial cable.


  • Grant Taylor as Mr Cherry
  • Margo Lee as Mrs Cherry
  • Rosalind Seagrave as Taylor's daughter
  • Frank Taylor
  • Elizabeth Ferris
  • Don Pascoe
  • Peter Adams as Taylor's son
  • Reception

    The TV critic for the Sydney Morning Herald thought "Grant Taylor was well in command" of his role but that Colin Dean's production "was rather too crowded." Val Marshall of the same paper called it "a first rate production" in which Taylor and Lee were "brilliant".


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