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A musical play by Eleanor Farjeon and Herbert Farjeon
Music selected by Eleanor Farjeon
Arranged and orchestrated by Ernest Irving
Presented by Anthony Vivian (for Cochran Productions Ltd.)
Characters in order of broadcasting:
Orchestra under the direction of Herbert Menges ,
Introduced by Brian Johnston
From the Piccadilly Theatre, London


Play By: Eleanor Farjeon
Play By: Herbert Farjeon
Unknown: Eleanor Farjeon
Unknown: Ernest Irving
Presented By: Anthony Vivian
Unknown: Herbert Menges
Introduced By: Brian Johnston
Julian Bromley (in love with Kate): Andrew Downie
Edward Gill: Hugh Paddick
Kate Gill: Sara Gregory
Laura Rivers, her cousin: Sonia Williams
Mrs Gill: Rose Hill
Albert Porter (in love with Laura): Dennis Martin
Bella Manchester, a fast girl: Ruth Goring
Paitty Moss, an actress secretly married to Edward: Daphne Anderson
George, an actor: John Hewer
Mr Gill: Derek Oldham

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