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The Merchant of Venice by William Shakespeare abridged by Rayner Heppenstall starring
Olive Gregg
Robert Eddison
Harold Kasket with Frank Duncan with Henry Stamper , Anthony Jackson


Unknown: William Shakespeare
Abridged By: Rayner Heppenstall
Unknown: Olive Gregg
Unknown: Robert Eddison
Unknown: Harold Kasket
Unknown: Frank Duncan
Unknown: Henry Stamper
Unknown: Anthony Jackson
Produced By: Rayner Heppenstall
The Narrator, who may he supposed to be Charles Lamb: Carleton Hobbs
Antonio, a merchant: Robert Eddison
Bassanio, his friend: Frank Duncan
Shylock, a Jew: Harold Kasket
Friends of Bassanio:Gratiano: Heron Carvic
Friends of Bassanio: Lorenzo: Anthony Hall
The Duke of Venice: Stephen Jack
Portia, a rich orphan: Olive Gregg
Nerissa, her companion: Barbara Mitchell
Jessica, daughter of Shylock: Patricia Leventon

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