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Classic Serial: Memento Mori


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1/2. By Muriel Spark. Set in 1950s London, this is a bitingly funny and often touching observation of old age and how the past has a bearing on the present.
Dame Lettie Colston is the first of her circle of friends and relations to be warned by a mystery voice on the telephone,
"Remember you must die!" Dramatised by Diana Griffiths. Featuring Prunella Scales and Elizabeth Spriggs.
With Thomas Wheatley , Anthony Glennon and Kim Wall producer/Director Pauline Harris Repeated on Saturday at 9pm
Recording that authentic Hampstead sound: page 127


Unknown: Muriel Spark.
Unknown: Dame Lettie Colston
Dramatised By: Diana Griffiths.
Unknown: Prunella Scales
Unknown: Elizabeth Spriggs.
Unknown: Thomas Wheatley
Unknown: Anthony Glennon
Unknown: Kim Wall
Director: Pauline Harris
Godfrey: Geoffrey Whitehead
Charmian: Marcia Warren
Mrs Pettigrew: Prunella Scales
Dame Lettie: Elizabeth Spriggs
Percy: Windsor Davies
Jean: Thelma Barlow
Henry: Trevor Martin
Guy: John Rowe
Mrs Anthony: Frances Jeater
Tempest: Frances Jeater
Olive: Tracy Wiles
Gwen: Tracy Wiles

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Classic Serial: Memento Mori

BBC Radio 4 FM, 21 May 2006 15.00

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