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Play of the Month presenting: Charley's Aunt

Synopsis

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by Brandon Thomas
Adapted for television by Richard Waring
[Starring] Danny La Rue
Also starring Coral Browne as Donna Lucia D'Alvadorez
[and] Ronnie Barker, Dinsdale Landen and John Standing
A Keep Films-BBC co-production

"Possibly the best production this vintage play has ever had" (Daily Express)
(Danny La Rue is appearing at the Palace Theatre, London)

Contributors

Author: Brandon Thomas
Adapted by: Richard Waring
Musical numbers staged by: Noel Tovey
Music and lyrics: Sandy Wilson
Orchestra conducted by: Alfred Ralston
Designer: Eileen Diss
Executive Producer: Jack Hawkins
Producer: Cedric Messina
Director: John Gorrie
Jack Chesney: John Standing
Charley Wykeham: Dinsdale Landen
Brassett: Reginald Barratt
Lord Fancourt Babberley: Danny La Rue
Freddie Peel: Timothy Carlton
Gavin Doyle: Charles Yates
Philip Drummond: Royce Mills
Amy Spettigue: Sarah Taunton
Kitty Verdun: Cheryl Kennedy
Col Sir Francis Chesney, Bt: Robert Coote
Stephen Spettigue: Ronnie Barker
Donna Lucia D'Alvadorez: Coral Browne
Ela Delahay: Elaine Taylor
College Porter: William Redmond
Dancer: Bernard Jamieson
Dancer: Wally Michaels
Dancer: Christopher Robinson
Dancer: Keith MacKintosh
Dancer: George Giles
Dancer: Allan McVey






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