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' Hawks Abroad !'


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Produced by JAN BUSSELL
The action of the play takes place in the Royal Naval Recruiting Depot at Liverpool in the summer of the year 1778, during the war of American Independence. The play is intended to depict the difficulties of recruiting and the activities of American spies in Liverpool at that time. It is founded partly on fact, and the title is taken from the warning cry which was given when the impressment men were seen in the streets


Play By: Arthur McFarland
Produced By: Jan Bussell
Simpson, Royal Naval Staff: Clifford Bean
Wilson, Royal Naval Depot Staff: Reginald Boncey
Bryan, Officer in command of Depot: Wilfred Pickles
Smith, an escaped criminal: Norman Partridge
Thomas Molyneux, shipowner and banker.............: G. H Dayne
Neale, Officer in command of H M S Minerva.................: Charles L. Pack
A seaman's wife, whose husband has been impressed for service: Maud Melly
Jane Molyneux, daughter of Thomas Molyneux and fiancée of Bryan: Elizabeth Hutchison
Robert Molyneux, son of Thomas Molyneux: Charles Ree
Dyer, an American spy: F A Nichols
A sentry: Raymond Cooper

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