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Saturday-Night Theatre


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Letter from Paris by DODIE SMITH : adapted from the novel The Reverberator by HENRY JAMES : With
John Standing , Bonnie Hurren John Rowe and Ed Bishop
'Gaston, she may be all you say and even more - she has a sweet expression, I'd take her to be gentle and lovable. And yet she may still make you bitterly unhappy.'
(Repeated: Monday, 3.5 pm)
9.58 Weather


Unknown: Dodie Smith
Unknown: Henry James
Unknown: John Standing
Unknown: Bonnie Hurren
Unknown: John Rowe
Unknown: Ed Bishop
Gaston Probert: John Standing
Charles Waterlow: John Rowe
George Flack: Ed Bishop
Delia Dosson: Toby Robbins
Mr Dosson: Ramsay Williams
Francie Dosson: Bonnie Hurren
Suzanne de Brécourt: Madi Hedd
Marguerite de Cliché: Cecile Chevreau
Maxime de Cliché: David Timson
Mr Probert: Godfrey Kenton
Alphonse de BrSeourt: Stephen Thorne

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