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Afternoon Theatre


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The Last Riot by JAMES FOLLETT
A comedy very nearly based on the events surrounding the last public reading of the Riot Act. which took place on 5 November 1929 - Guy Fawkes Night. with Producer MARGARET ETALL.


Unknown: James Follett
Producer: Margaret Etall.
Police Sergeant Hugo Vice: Bryan Prlngle
Colonel Sprigg: Hector Ross
Alf Sprange: John Hollis
Joe Gingam: Anthony Hall
Mrs Sprange: Deborah Paige
Mrs Gingam: Norma Ronald
Mrs Lumley: Norma Ronald
Mary Vice: Anne Jameson
Kelly: Michael Shannon
Ramsnest: Malcolm Hayes
Jacko: Malcolm Hayes
Shreeve: Clifford Earl
Rev Mr Haywood: Roger Snowdon
Court Clerk: Clifford Norgate
RSM Walker: Clifford Norgate

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