|Directed by William Sterling|
Running time 90 mins
|Distributed by ABC|
|Based on play by Iain MacCormick|
Release date 25 March 1959 (Melbourne) (live) 8 April 1959 (Sydney) (recording)
One Morning Near Troodos (1956) was a British TV play by Iain MacCormick which aired on the BBC as part of Sunday Night Theatre. It was the first British TV play about the Cyprus Emergency.
A journalist in Cyprus is captured by EOKA guerillas. British troops track down the guerrillas and the journalist leads them into a rebel ambush.
1959 Australian Version
Iain MacCormick was Australian and a number of his plays, originally written for British TV, were adapted for Australian television. The play was performed live on Australian TV in 1959 with a cast of fifteen.