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The Candidate by John Bowen with Paul Rogers and Isabel Dean
The action takes place in a small Midlands community at the present time.
James Glover is an able and extremely ambitious man with a strong sense of duty Although unaware of the fact, he is also a supremely selfish one. When at last he is brought face to face with the brutal truth about himself, it is only to realise that the driving forces have become too strong and that ambition is a spur that he must obey however great the cost to personal and family happiness.
Song, composed by John Barry , sung and played by members of the Size Seven Group Pianist. Frederick Stone tProduced by ARCHIE CAMPBEI. L
Repeated on Monday at 3.0
Paul Rogers Is appearing In ' Photo Finish ' at the Saville Theatre. London


Unknown: John Bowen
Unknown: Paul Rogers
Unknown: James Glover
Composed By: John Barry
Pianist: Frederick Stone
Unknown: Archie Campbei.
Unknown: Paul Rogers
James Glover: Paul Rogers
Philippa (Pip), his wife: Isabel Dean
Richard, their twenty-year-old son: Timothy Carlton
Charis, their young daughter: Adrienne Poster
Roger Bates, a family friend: Rolf Lefebvre
Meriol Bates, his wife: Lucille Lisle
Barnes, a solicitor: Peter Pratt
Steve, a local boy: John Baddeley
Lady Fawcett, a local resident: Grizelda Hervey
Henchman, a political go-between: Kenneth Hyde
Gardner, a local business man: Will Leighton
Sir Ralph Viner: George Merritt
Miss Rees, secretary to James: Dorit Welles
Television interviewer: Anthony Viccars
A young girl: Peggy Butt
Committee members: Mrs. Peace: Hilda Kriseman
Major Lascelles: George Curzon
Doctor Ferguson: Michael Deacon

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