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Jacob Sly (a Bow Street runner) Soft Sally (the Innkeeper)
.ferry Binks (a Yorkshire Farmer) Lady Maud Romander Dick Turpin
Every Character in this sketch will be acted by the Author, R. A. ROBERTS
Incidental Music by Herman Finck
MR. ROBERTS owes his reputation as a protean actor not merely to his abilities as a quick-change artist, but to his power of changing his whole personality, including, of course, his voice, with each new part that he assumes. This sketch, in which he takes all live parts, is a particularly good illustration of his art.


Unknown: Jacob Sly
Unknown: Lady Maud Romander
Unknown: Dick Turpin
Unknown: R. A. Roberts
Music By: Herman Finck

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