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Viennese Caprice


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A Musical and Romantic Fantasy Books, Lyrics, and Music
By George Gordon

Characters: Paul, a Viennese; Sophie, an English girl; Brenda, Sophie's friend; Alan, Paul's English friend; Reception Clerk, in the Hotel Bradford, Vienna; Leader of the Orchestra, in the Hotel; Housekeeper, in the Hotel; Gaston, a valet-de-chambre in the Hotel; Raffi, a cafe proprietor in Vienna; Toni, a waiter in Raffi's Cafe; Lord Harringay, an Englishman; Master of Ceremonies, at the Royal Ball; Prince Paul Aldof Maxmilian of Ruritania; Leader of the Orchestra, at the Ball; also Voices of Railway Porters, Travellers, Hotel Servants, Cafe Patrons and Guests at the Ball

The cast includes: Madeleine Christie, Sheila Borrett, Peter Holmes, Bryan Cullen, Ann Dale, J. Douglas Risk, Charles Owens, James Johnston, Mervyn Stanley and Jan Van de Gucht

The action of the fantasy is supposed to take place in Vienna, with a Prologue and Epilogue in Britain. The time is the Twentieth Century.
The Belfast Wireless Orchestra and Chorus, conducted by Clifton Helliwell

Tonight at 21.15 (9.15)


Writer/Production: George Gordon
Musicians/Singers: The Belfast Wireless Orchestra and Chorus
Conductor: Clifton Helliwell
[Actress]: Madeleine Christie
[Actress]: Sheila Borrett
[Actor]: Peter Holmes
[Actor]: Bryan Cullen
[Actress]: Ann Dale
[Actor]: J. Douglas Risk
[Actor]: Charles Owens
[Actor]: James Johnston
[Actor]: Mervyn Stanley
[Actor]: Jan Van de Gucht

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