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The Sleeping Prince


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by Terence Rattigan, adapted for radio by Gerry Jones
with Millicent Martin, Peter Wyngarde and Fay Compton

The fairy story of a Gaiety Girl invited to supper by the Regent of Carpathia, in London for the Coronation of King George V. A casual encounter which becomes involved not only in romance but in the turmoil of Europe just before the First World War.


Author: Terence Rattigan
Adapted by: Gerry Jones
Music: Vivian Ellis
Arranged and conducted by: Alan Paul
Producer: Guy Vaesen
Mary: Millicent Martin
The Regent: Peter Wyngarde
Peter Northbrook: Aubrey Woods
Producer: Ronald Herdman
Laura: Olga Lindo
The King: Brian Hewlett
Grand Duchess: Fay Compton
The Countess: Anna Burden
Major domo: Ronald Herdman
The Baroness: Anna Burden
The Archduchess: Olga Lindo
The Princess: Julie Stevens

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