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The Man Who Came to Dinner

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We have produced a Style Guide to help editors follow a standard format when editing a listing. If you are unsure how best to edit this programme please take a moment to read it.
By Moss Hart and George S Kaufman , adapted by Marcy Kahan. Simon Callow stars as Sheridan Whiteside , the great Broadway creation, in this classic comedy of the thirties. A broken leg turns a visiting celebrity into a tyrannical house guest mercilessly abusing the hospitality of the Stanley family. An entomologist, Hollywood and West End friends converge on Ohio, bringing stardom, chaos and cockroaches to small-town America.
Other parts played by members of the cast. Director Ned Chaillet

Contributors

Unknown: Moss Hart
Unknown: George S Kaufman
Adapted By: Marcy Kahan.
Adapted By: Simon Callow
Unknown: Sheridan Whiteside
Director: Ned Chaillet
Sheridan: Simon Callow
Maggie: Elizabeth McGovern
Bert: Conleth Hill
Lorraine: Cheryl Campbell
Banjo/Metz: John Sessions
Ernest: Colin Stinton
Daisy: Pat Starr
Harriet Bonnie: Sue Arp
Richard: Adam Sims
Beverley: Malcolm Sinclair
John: Bob Sherman
Dr Bradley: Don Fellows
Nurse Preen: Barbara Bames
Mr Westcott: David Thorpe
Radioman: Alex Trinder

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The Man Who Came to Dinner

BBC Radio 4 FM, 25 December 2000 16.00






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