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: For Older Children: Lady Precious Stream

A Chinese play translated and adapted by S. I. Hsiung.
with Clive Morton, Rosalyn Boulter and Peter Coke.
This old Chinese play blending comedy and sentiment, is presented in the traditional manner of the Chinese theatre.
(Second performance of the programme televised last Tuesday)
(to 18.30)


Translated and adapted by: S. I. Hsiung
Producer: John Glyn-Jones
Settings: James Bould
Honourable Reader: Hugh Morton
His Excellency Wang Yun the Prime Minister: Clive Morton
Madam Wang, his wife: Amy Dalby
Su the Dragon General, their eldest son-in-law: Noel Howlett
Wei the Tiger General, their second son-in-law: Peter Bennett
Golden Stream, their eldest daughter, Su's wife: Judith Fellows
Silver Stream, their second daughter, Wei's wife: Jenny Laird
Precious Stream, their third daughter: Joan Painter
Hsieh Ping-Kuel, their gardener: Peter Coke
Her Royal Highness, the Princess of the Western Regions: Rosalyn Boulter
Her A.D.C.s: Ma Ta: Hugh Munro
Her A.D.C.s: Kiang Hai: Jack Lester

: The Lady's Not for Burning

A comedy by Christopher Fry.
[Starring] Pamela Brown and Alec Clunes
The play takes place in Hebble Tyson's house. He is the Mayor of the little market town of Cool Clary, and the appearance of the characters is as much as anything, 15th century.
Based on the recent production at the Globe Theatre directed by John Gielgud and Esme Percy.
(Second performance: Thursday at 8.30)


Writer: Christopher Fry
Producer: George More O'Ferrall
Costumes designed by: Oliver Messet
Television settings: Barry Learoyd
Stage direction: John Gielgud
Stage direction: Esme Percy
Richard, an orphaned clerk: Richard Burton
Thomas Mendip, a discharged soldier: Alec Clunes
Alizon Eliot: Carol Marsh
Nicholas Devize: David Evans
Margaret Devize, mother of Nicholas: Nora Nicholson
Humphrey Devize, brother of Nicholas: Richard Leech
Hebble Tyson, the Mayor: Harcourt Williams
Jennet Jourdemayne: Pamela Brown
The Chaplain: Eliot Makeham
Edward Tappercoom, a Justice: Peter Bull
Matthew Skipps: Esme Percy

: News

(sound only)
(to 22.15)

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