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A Comic Operetta by Ashley Sterne and A. A. Thomson
Lyrics by A. A. Thomson Music by Ashley Sterne
Characters in order of their appearance
Churls, Courtiers, Wedding Guests and Others ,
The action takes place in and around the capital city of the Kingdom of Cafetaria, and the time is Once
Upon ...
The BBC Revue Chorus and The BBC Theatre Orchestra, conducted by Mark H. Lubbock
Produced by Archie Campbell


Unknown: Ashley Sterne
Unknown: A. A. Thomson
Unknown: A. A. Thomson
Music By: Ashley Sterne
Conducted By: Mark H. Lubbock
Produced By: Archie Campbell
A Herald: Fred Gregory
King Hildebrand of Cafetaria: Richard Goolden
Queen Griselda; his second wife: Margaret Yarde
Princess Imogen, his daughter-her stepdaughter: Wynne Ajello
Elsa, a Lady-in- Waiting: Genitha Halsey
Count Kniblich, Chancellor of Cafetaria: W. H. Berry
Prince Florian, a princely knight-errant: Gordon Little
Ernest Poltwhistle, a Dragon (and thereby hangs a tail).: Horace Kenney

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