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A play for broadcasting by ' John D. Stewart
Characters in order of speaking
The play is set in an isolated village on some North Atlantic coast
Produced by Ronald Mason


Broadcasting By: John D. Stewart
Produced By: Ronald Mason
Kantar, the village elder: J G Devlin
Kestan: James Ellis
Belgar: James Boyce
Old Man: Maurice O'Callaghan
Esper, a fisher boy: Terence Cromey
Fingan: John McBride
Pastor Fidelk ,: R H MacCandless
Velvan, a senior civil servant: Alfred Arnold
Amsay a scientist: Harold Goldblatt
Bolk, M P: John F Tyrone
Minister of Fisheries: Buxton Forsyth
Captain of the Narssen: Michael Baguley
Muertag, Esper's mother: Elizabeth Begley
Fishermen: Charles Owens
Fishermen: Colin Blakely
Fishermen: Charles Witherspoon

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BBC Home Service Basic, 10 July 1958 20.00

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