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'THE SHIRT'

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A squib for radio based on an old folk tale
Written and produced by Francis Dillon and and

Contributors

Produced By: Francis Dillon
Storyteller: James Langham
The King: Felix Felton
The Queen: Betty Hardy
Chancellor: Ivan Samson
Court Physician: Ronald Simpson
Psychiatrist: Howard Marion-Crawford
Buckram: Tod Slaughter
Commentator: Wynford Vaughan Thomas
Commentator: Geoffrey Wincott
Court Jester: John Sharp
Entertainer: Clarence Wright
Entertainer: Eric Francis
The beggar: Fred Yule
Lady-in-Waiting: Diana Maddox

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This site contains the BBC listings information which the BBC printed in Radio Times between 1923 and 2009. You can search the site for BBC programmes, people, dates and Radio Times editions.

We hope it helps you find information about that long forgotten BBC programme, research a particular person or browse your own involvement with the BBC.

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There are more than 5 million programme listings in Genome. This is a historical record of the planned output and the BBC services of any given time. It should be viewed in this context and with the understanding that it reflects the attitudes and standards of its time - not those of today.

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