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A Play Written by GAYER MACKAY and ROBERT ORD.
From the Novel of the Same Name by GERTRUDE PAGE with MARY O'FARRELL as PADDY
Characters :
General Adair (of the Ghan House) Dr. Davy Adair (his Brother) Eileen} (his Daughters)
Miss Miss O'Hara Mary O'Hara (Friends of the Adairs) Jack O'Hara (their Nephew)
Lawrence Blake (Paddy's Enemy) Gwendoline Carew (his Cousin) Lord Sellaby Micky
Webb (a Maid) Mrs. Bingle Mrs. Putter.
Act I. - The Ghan House,
Act II.-The same-Evening
Act III.-Dr. Davy's Dispensary. London
Act IV.-Scene I : A First-Class
Carriage on the L. & N.W.R.
Scene 2 : The Ghan House
Arranged for Broadcasting and Presented by R. E. JEFFREY
PADDY The Next Best Thing was first produced in England in 1920. Opening at Manchester, it reached the Savoy Theatre, London, in April of that year, and the production was so successful that the run lasted for over 800 performances. The piece was revived at the Savoy in 1923, and has been a consistent success on tour. Miss Mary O'Farrell. who is playing the title role to-night, is well used to the part, which she has taken many times in the Provinces. She is also well known for her success in a not totally dissimilar part-that of Peg in Peg o' My Heart.


Written By: Gayer MacKay
Unknown: Mary O'Farrell
Unknown: Jack O'Hara
Unknown: Lawrence Blake
Unknown: Gwendoline Carew
Unknown: Lord Sellaby Micky
Presented By: R. E. Jeffrey
Unknown: Miss Mary O'Farrell.

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2LO London, 14 December 1926 20.00

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