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The book by Howard Spring adapted for radio in four parts by J. R. GREGSON with Wilfred Pickles
A Dickensian ' story about a country lad's Christmas in the Manchester of Shudehill and Tib Street.
1: Through the Night and Snow
Produced by HERBERT SMITH in the North of England
Broadcast on Dec. 7. 1966
Cast for the week:
Trombone, Bram Fisher


Book By: Howard Spring
Unknown: J. R. Gregson
Unknown: Wilfred Pickles
Produced By: Herbert Smith
Unknown: Bram Fisher
Dick, the man: Brian Trueman
Dick, the boy: Peter Landon
Uncle Oswald Tubbs: Wilfred Pickles
Dick's mother: Rosalie Williams
Dick's father: Tom Harrison
Harry: Tom Harrison
Chief Constable: John Blain
Lord Mayor: John Broadbent
George Grimes: John Broadbent
Lady Mayoress: Norma Wilson
Alderman Biggs: Harry Markham
George: Frank Poynter
Alf Eckersley: Frank Poynter
Uncle Henry: Geoffrey Banks
Aunt Maria: Ella Atkinson
Master Tom Figgis: Willlam Cosham
'Guv'nor' Eckersley: Robert Wallace
Bill Hepple: Norman Somers
Gentleman George: John Daglish
Young Walsingham: Peter Mellor
Housekeeper: Sybil Holroyd

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