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Afternoon Theatre

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The Old Ladies by RODNEY ACKLAND adapted from the novel by HUGH WALPOLE with Joyce Carey as May Beringer Fabia Drake as Agatha Payne and Margot Boyd as Lucy Amorest
Narrator Jon Strickland When Lucy Amorest decides to organise a Christmas party, she has no idea of the strange events that are to follow. One of her guests is so terrified of the other that she fears for her life. Why? Directed by MARTIN JENKINS

Contributors

Unknown: Rodney Ackland
Novel By: Hugh Walpole
Unknown: Joyce Carey
Unknown: Fabia Drake
Unknown: Agatha Payne
Unknown: Margot Boyd
Narrator: Lucy Amorest
Unknown: Lucy Amorest
Directed By: Martin Jenkins

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