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Fanny by Gaslight


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A Victorian romance by MICHAEL SADLEIR dramatised in four parts by ANTHONY STEVEN
2: Now employed in a fashionable London house as maid to Clive Seymore 's wife, Fanny is faced with a dilemma when she discovers the truth behind Lady Alicia's assignations at Nelde.
Music composed and conducted by ALEXANDER FARIS
Make-up artist JILL SHARDLOW Studio lighting PETER CATLETT Designer PETER BLACKER Producer JOE WATERS


Unknown: Michael Sadleir
Unknown: Anthony Steven
Unknown: Clive Seymore
Conducted By: Alexander Faris
Unknown: Peter Catlett
Designer: Peter Blacker
Director: Peter Jefferies
Fanny: Chloe Salaman
Clive Seymore: Anthony Bate
Lord Manderstoke: Michael Culver
Lady Alicia: Julia Goodman
Lucy: Julia Chambers
Chunks: Godfrey James
Thompson: John Atkinson
Mrs Beavis: Jessie Evans
Cabbie: Bill Treacher
Capt Charles Tennant: David Robb
Gwen: Sally Watkins
Carver: Ann Way
Harry Somerford: Peter Woodward
Madeleine: Ann Coombs
Madame Leontine: Kathleen Helme
Lady Edina: Anne Sedgwick
Mrs Hopwood: Susan Brown

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