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The Glittering Prizes


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Six plays by FREDERIC RAPHAEL 4: A Country Life
1964: Alan Parks , now a notorious television interviewer, decides to visit the country with his wife Barbara. They descend on their old Cambridge friends Joyce and Dan Bradley - disrupting their quiet lives.


Unknown: Frederic Raphael
Unknown: Alan Parks
Unknown: Dan Bradley
Unknown: Dennis Channon
Designer: Spencer Chapman
Joyce: Angela Down
Dan: Malcolm Stoddard
Barbara: Anna Carteret
Alan: John Gregg
Tim March: Tim Preece
Denis Porson: Nigel Havers
Ronald Braithwaite: Roger Hammond
Graham Black: Martin Kemp
Rex Deakin: John Williams
Bruce Steel: Peter Hugo Daly
Kevin: Chris Leonard
Fred: Steve Fletcher
Billy: Rossie Kelly
Jenny March: Stephanie Calman
Hannah Bradley: Sacha Bardsley
Carol Bradley: Catherine Devitt
Peter Bradley: Grant Bardsley
Mrs Page: Nickola Sterne
Ken: Raymond Magnus
TV delivery man: Tony Haygarth

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