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A Disturber of Traffic

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A Play in Three Acts by Herbert Swears.
Adapted for the Microphone

Mrs. Hugh Warrington, better known as Betty Daventry, is an actress who is popular with interviewers and an uncritical public, but she becomes dissatisfied with her limitations and longs to be a great artist. Can she rise to it? Her husband, novelist and dramatist, does not honestly think she can, but the 'disturber of traffic', by bringing the first shadow of domestic discord into Betty's life gives her - unwittingly - the experience she needs.
Act I. - The Warrington's house in South Kensington. A July morning
Act II. - The Warringtons' cottage at Goring-on-Thames. August
Act III. - The Warringtons' house in South Kensington. September, on the day after the first night of The Deathless King

(to 23.00)

Contributors

Author: Herbert Swears
Incidental Music: The Station Trio
Betty Daventry (an Actress: in private life, Mrs. Hugh Warrington): Ann Strange
Mrs. Amyot (famous under the stage name of Miss Phillipa Glyn): Eileen Blunden
Lady Matravers: Dorothy Holloway
Rayner (a Parlourmaid): Hope Kerr
Ellen (a Housemaid): Vera Shipton
Hugh Warrington (a Novelist and Dramatist): George Holloway
Lester Warwick (Lessee and Manager of the Mirror Theatre): Richard Barron
Mr. Cambus (of the Daily Record): Ifan Kyrle-Fletcher
Peter Garth (a Journalist and Dramatist): T. Hannam-Clark

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A Disturber of Traffic

5WA Cardiff, 24 October 1927 22.30






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