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by Robert Greene (1560-92)
Wherein the folly of carpet-knights is deciphered
Adapted for broadcasting and produced by TERENCE TILLER
Valentine Dyall Is In ' Son of Oblomov ' at the Comedy Theatre. London
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Unknown: Robert Greene
Produced By: Terence Tiller
Unknown: Valentine Dyall
Philyra, a Court Lady: Patricia Gallimore
Philodemus, a Courtier, her Suitor: Peter Marinker
Clerophontes, the tyrannous Duke of Mitylene: Valentine Dyall
Gwydonis, his Son: Gabriel Woolf
Melitta, a Dame of Alexandria: Mary Wimbush
Orlanio, the Duke of Alexandria.: Ralph Truman
Castania, his Daughter: Prunella Scales
Valericus, a Carpet-Knight,her Suitor......: Alan Wheatley
Thersandro, Son to Orlanio: Basil Jones
Leucippe, Daughter to Clerophontes: Caroline Leigh

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