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by John Galsworthy
Dramatised as a serial in nine parts by Muriel Levy
Production by Robin Midgley and Val Gielgud
Dinny suddenly announces to her family that she is engaged to Wilfrid Desert, despite the fact that she knows he has turned Moslem while out East, in order to save his skin. Loving her, they accept the situation, though with the gravest misgiving, and at his Club, Sir Lawrence Mont finds out the truth of the story from Jack Muskham and Telford Yule who heard all the facts when he was himself out East.
Michael Mont, Fleur's husband, tackles Wilfrid on Dinny's account-but Wilfrid admits that the story is true, and he intends to face the music. The family grows more and more uneasy.


Unknown: John Galsworthy
Production By: Robin Midgley
Production By: Val Gielgud
Unknown: Lawrence Mont
Sir Lawrence Mont: Martin Lewis
Dinny Charwell: Ursula Howells
Wilfrid Desert: John Dearth
General Sir Conway Charwell: Richard Williams
Jack Muskham: Peter Claughton
Telford Yule: Hugh Manning
The Rev Hilary Charwell: Baliol Holloway
Adrian Charwell: Carleton Hobbs
Stack: William Eedle
Aunt Em: Hester Paton Brown

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BBC Home Service Basic, 12 April 1959 20.30

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