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A drama for sound radio by James Forsyth
Characters in order of speaking:
Incidental music composed by Franz Reizenstein and played by Raymond Cohen and Clifton Helliwell
Production by Donald McWhinnie
Time: Very recently
Place: London and Elbert, a small place outside a large town in Westphalia: and in the blitzed heart of that town


Unknown: James Forsyth
Composed By: Franz Reizenstein
Played By: Raymond Cohen
Played By: Clifton Helliwell
Production By: Donald McWhinnie
Judy, friend of Paul and his family: Mary Manson
Paul Harrow, Arts graduate and National Serviceman: Denholm Elliott
Peter Harrow, his father (' The Captain ').: Richard Williams
Lisel Rostum, a German concert violinist: Renee Goddard
Heinrich Eckermann, her manager: Arnold Diamond
Christoph Krauss, printer's engraver and composer: .David Peet
Private Marchant (' Spud '), friend of Paul: Howard Pays
The Brigadier (of Paul's Brigade Group), a wartime associate of Peter: Jack Allen
Hella, servant to the Rostum family: Ursula Heimann
Frau Rostum, Lisel's mother: Dorothy Holmes-Gore
Sgt Brock, a regular sergeant: Jeffrey Segal

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