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Fanny by Gaslight


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A Victorian romance by MICHAEL SADLEIR dramatised in four parts by ANTHONY STEVEN
3- Working in London's swellest ' joy-house ", Fanny finds the love of her life. But once again her happiness is threatened by Lord Manderstoke.


Unknown: Michael Sadleir
Unknown: Anthony Steven
Producer: Joe Waters
Director: Peter Jefferies
Fanny: Chloe Salaman
Clive Seymore: Anthony Bate
Lord Manderstoke: Michael Culver
Harry Somerford: Peter Woodward
Lucy: Julia Chambers
Joe: Graham Weston
Bert: Johnny Dennis
Concertina player: Peter Honri
Polly: Nichola McAuliffe
Chunks: Godfrey James
Lady Alicia: Julia Goodman
Kitty Cairns: Rosemarie Dunham
Mrs Somerford: Iris Russell
Kate Somerford: Ann Payot
Julian Carteret ,: Nigel Williams
Mrs Pringle: Peggy Aitchinson
Sir William Ferraby: Hugh Sullivan
Mrs Hopwood: Susan Brown

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