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Jack Hawkins and Googie Withers in 'THE FATHER'

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by August Strindberg Adapted for broadcasting by Max Faber from his English version Produced by John Gibson
The play is set in the sitting-room of the captain's house on the outskirts of a Swedish town during two consecutive winter evenings at the end of the last century.

Contributors

Unknown: August Strindberg
Broadcasting By: Max Faber
Produced By: John Gibson
Adolf, a cavalry captain: Jack Hawkins
Laura, his wife: Googie Withers
Bertha, their daughter: Dorothy Gordon
Dr Oestermark: Richard Williams
The Pastor: Charles Lloyd Pack
Margret, the nurse: Gladys Young
Nojd: Malcolm Hayes
Svard: Haydn Jones

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Jack Hawkins and Googie Withers in 'THE FATHER'

Third Programme, 31 March 1957 18.00






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