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very freely adapted from the Hans Christian Andersen story ' The Emperor's New Clothes' by Margaret Potter and Trevor Hill
The Three Tailors:
Other parts played by Jimmy Thompson , Tom Harrison
Norman Partriege , John Broadbent Norman Somers. Clive Barrie
Incidental music composed by Henry Reed who conducts a chorus and a section of the BBC Northern Orchestra Leader, Reginald Stead
Another of the Cameo Cartoons devised and produced for radio by Trevor Hill
First broadcast in 1953


Unknown: Hans Christian Andersen
Unknown: Margaret Potter
Played By: Jimmy Thompson
Played By: Tom Harrison
Played By: Norman Partriege
Played By: John Broadbent
Played By: Norman Somers.
Played By: Clive Barrie
Composed By: Henry Reed
Leader: Reginald Stead
Storyteller: Francis Dewolff
The Emperor: Ralph Truman
Nick: Fred Fairclough
Silas: Frederic Wilson
Claud: Herbert Smith
The Chamberlain: Geoffrey Banks
Francois: Peter Kennaby

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BBC Home Service Basic, 26 December 1961 17.15

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