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Stories set in the Northern
Territory of Australia
Written for radio hy MAURICE Travers and ANTHONY SCOTT VEITCH
The Ear-Basher
The people of the remote Northern Territory have to make their own pleasures and amusements, and from this often arise strange and unusual contests. Sergeant Adam Strang finds himself involved in one of them when Silent' Shorty King arrives in Malabar Plains. Produced by JOHN FAWCETT WILSON


Unknown: Anthony Scott Veitch
Produced By: John Fawcett Wilson
as Sergeant Adam Strang: Charles Tingwell
as Constable Michael Dawson: Brian McDermott
as Mardie Strung: Gwenda Wilson
Lightning: Charles Haggith
' Silent ' Shorty King: John Cazabon
Eileen Jenkins: Laurel Mather
' Babbling ' Jim Brook: Kevin Brennan
Bluey Jones: Ron Pinnell

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