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' Baldur The Beautiful '
A radio play by Muriel Hardill based on an ancient Norse legend
Production by Herbert Smith


Play By: Muriel Hardill
Production By: Herbert Smith
The Three Norne: The one who sees what is past: Valerie Skardon
The Three Norne: The one who sees what is present: Rosalie Williams
The Three Norne: The one who sees what shall come: Vera McKechnie
Frigga, the Queen of the Sky (wife of Odin and mother of Baldur): Violet Carson
Baldur, the Bright one the Beautiful: Randal Herley
Odin, the Wise one the King of the Sky: Fred Fairclough
Thor the Thunderer: Tom Harrison
Loki the Cunning one: Jimmy Miller
Tiu the Left-handed Warrior: Norman Somers
Oaktree: Bill Price
Mistletoe: Ann Craig
A Dwarf, the swordsmith: Geoffrey Banks
Hoder, the Blind one: Peter Kennaby
Hela the Queen of Niflheim the world of shadows: Elizabeth Gray
Hermod, the messenger of Odin: Geoffrey Wheeler

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