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Friedrich Hebbel 's tragedy
Translated from the German and adapted for radio by ADAM WATSON with Stephen Murray Susan Fleetwood and Denys Hawthorne
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Her Maids:
Susan Fleetwood is a member of the Royal Shakespeare Company


Unknown: Friedrich Hebbel
Unknown: Adam Watson
Unknown: Stephen Murray
Unknown: Susan Fleetwood
Unknown: Denys Hawthorne
Produced By: Martin Esslin
Produced By: Susan Fleetwood
Kandaules, King of Lydia: Stephen Murray
Thoas, his Counsellor: Walter Fitzgerald
Gyges, a young Greek: Denys Hawthorne
Rhodope, Queen of Lydia: Susan Fleetwood
Hero: Gudrun Ure
Lesbia: Rosalind Shanks
Voices .: Nigel Clayton
Voices .: Antony Viccars
Voices .: Peter Baldwin

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