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Saturday-Night Theatre ' DESERT HIGHWAY'

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A play written for and about the Army by J. B. Priestley. (Acts 1 and 3.) Presented by arrangement with A.B.C.A. and the Central Pool of Artists. Produced by Major Michael Macowan. Radio production by Barbara Burnham
The scene is ' a hollow near an old highway in the Syrian Desert, where — it is assumed for the purpose of the play-a campaign is being fought

Contributors

Unknown: J. B. Priestley.
Produced By: Major Michael MacOwan.
Production By: Barbara Burnham
Sergeant Ben Joseph: Sgi. Stephen Murray
Corporal Philip Donnington: Sgt John Wyse
Private (' Knocker ') Elvin: Pte. Stanley Rose
Private Herbert Shaw: Gunner George Cooper
Private Iltydd Hughes: W/o 2 William E. James
Private George Wick: Sapper Clive Baxter

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Saturday-Night Theatre ' DESERT HIGHWAY'

BBC Home Service Basic, 15 April 1944 21.20






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