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Battles of Britain


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1: The Haunted Majorby ROBERT MARSHALL adapted for radio and introduced by MORAY MCLAREN
Major the Hon John Wentworth Gore comes to St Andrews to play golf against the Scottish champion. But the ghost of Cardinal Beaton intervenes.
This series deals with the wounds we inflict on each other, modulating from the straightforward farce of this morning's play through the splenetic comedy of tomorrow's All for a Bit of Cod to quite different areas of sensibility in Wares on Wednesday and Sons of England on Friday. Each play is produced-and set - in a different part of Britain, and each brings its own local touch of humour or tragedy to the battle.


Unknown: Robert Marshall
Introduced By: Moray McLaren
Unknown: John Wentworth
Produced By: Gordon Emslie
Major Jacky Gore: Carleton Hobbs
Cardinal Beaton: Tom Fleming
Kirkintulloch: Douglas Murchie
Lindsay: Victor Carin
Lowchester: Martin Heller
Mrs Gunter: Sheila Latimer

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