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'MRS. BIRSE OF CLINKSTYLE '

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A dramatisation of part of the Aberdeenshire Epic
' Johnny Gibb of Gushet Neuk '
Taking part
Lewis Bruce , Betty Craig , Louise Donald , William Kemp , Grace Leslie , Douglas Marr , John Mearns , Charles Mercer , Robert Milne , Douglas Murchie , Addie. Ross ,
George Swinney
Written by George Rowntree Harvey
Produced by Alan Melville '
Every Scot who is worth his salt knows William Alexander 's great story of Aberdeenshire rural life, ' Johnny Gibb of Gushet Neuk '. In that fascinating picture of Scottish life a hundred years ago Mrs. Birse, of Clinkstyle, bulks even larger than the less ambitious Gushet Neuk himself. George Rowntree Harvey has made that formidable lady the central figure of a radio play.
Mrs. Birse, who had an untiring tongue, and, to put it mildly, an economical way with the housekeeping, set herself three great objectives. One was to marry her daughter to the new Minister ; the second was to unite Clinkstyle with a neighbouring farm by a political marriage; and the third was to make her favourite son a lawyer. Which of her schemes failed and which succeeded will be told in racy Aberdeenshire speech in this play.

Contributors

Unknown: Johnny Gibb
Unknown: Gushet Neuk
Unknown: Lewis Bruce
Unknown: Betty Craig
Unknown: Louise Donald
Unknown: William Kemp
Unknown: Grace Leslie
Unknown: Douglas Marr
Unknown: John Mearns
Unknown: Charles Mercer
Unknown: Robert Milne
Unknown: Douglas Murchie
Unknown: Addie. Ross
Unknown: George Swinney
Written By: George Rowntree Harvey
Produced By: Alan Melville
Unknown: William Alexander
Unknown: Johnny Gibb
Unknown: Gushet Neuk
Unknown: Gushet Neuk
Unknown: George Rowntree Harvey

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