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Saturday-Night Theatre: A Picture of Autumn


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by N.C. Hunter
Adapted for radio by Mollie Greenhalgh
[Starring] Sybil Thorndike and Lewis Casson
Produced by Charles Lefeaux

Set in Wiltshire, England it follows three aging members of the Denham family: the married Charles and Margaret Denham and Charles' older brother Harry, as they crawl through life in a monotonous rut. They live together in the overwhelmingly large and dilapidated Winton Manor...

Its debut on 11 February 1951 was a one-night 'try-out' performance presented by the Repertory Players, at the Duke of York's Theatre on London's West End. Despite promising reviews, the play was never picked up.


Author: N.C. Hunter
Adapted for radio by: Mollie Greenhalgh
Producer: Charles Lefeaux
Lady Margaret Denham: Sybil Thorndike
Sir Charles Denham: Lewis Casson
Nurse: Mary O'Farrell
Harry Denham: Philip Ray
Elizabeth Denham: Rachel Gurney
Robert Denham: Haydn Jones
Felicity: Tracy Rogers
Frank Denham: Nigel Stock
Mr Pargeter: Godfrey Kenton
John: John Pullen

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Saturday-Night Theatre: A Picture of Autumn

BBC Home Service Basic, 9 September 1961 20.30

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