CBC Radio

Stage ’45 (’46, etc)

Network: CBC Radio

Broadcast Run: 1944 to 1955

Broadcast Medium: Radio

A continuing 60-minute program Sundays at 10.00 pm Eastern time featuring original radio drama and comedy. Introduced on the CBC Trans Canada network January 23, 1944; concluded October 9, 1955. Latterly, was renamed “CBC Stage”.

Executive Producer: Andrew Allan, who went on to be appointed Supervisor of Drama at the CBC.

Principal writers: Lister Sinclair, Len Peterson, Joseph Schull, John Bethune and Hugh Kemp.

Acting company: John Drainie, Budd Knapp, Jane Mallett, Mavor Moore and Barbara Kelly, among others from Toronto’s pool of fine actors.
Principal composer and conductor, Lucio Agostini.

Written by John Corcelli – January, 2002