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Saturday-Night Theatre


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The Running of the Deer A winter comedy by MICHAEL ROBSON with and Edgar Lightcap, whose money was made in the manufacture of armaments, lives as a tax exile in the Seychelles with his mistress. Pamela. A fierce quarrel with his father ten years before has made him determined never to return to the family home in England. But Christmas is coming; and the arrival of younger members of the family soon disturbs the peace of Edgar's self-imposed, sun-lit, exile.
Directed by DAVID SPENSER (Robin Bailey is a Na-tional Theatre player)


Comedy By: Michael Robson
Directed By: David Spenser
Pamela Sutton: Faith Brook
Edgar l ightcap: Robin Bailey
India Lightcap: Anna Calder-Marshall
Rupert Sutton: Philip Sully
Sir Raven: Robert Harris
Eric Petersham: Philip Voss
Geoffrey Lightcap: Ronald Herdman
Parriss: Godfrey Kenton
Orlando: Tariq Yunus

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