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' Tobermory by Saki adapted by E. M. Delafield
Miss Resker ; Lady Blemley; Lady Pellington ; Major Barfield ; Sir Wilfred Blemley ; Mr.
Appin ; Tobermory and ' For the Third Time by Norman Edwards
Horace ; Marie ; waiter
Produced by John Cheatle
These two short plays are both of them light and entertaining.
Tobermory is the name of a cat.
But it is a very special kind of cat. It talks. It intrudes upon a house-party and is invited to contribute its comments on humanity.
For the Third Time presents the Eternal Triangle with a difference, and a piquant ending that will leave you guessing-and laughing.
' Saki' was the pen-name of H. H. Munro , a popular satirist of the days before the last war. Norman Edwards has written many plays for radio, notably Quarrel Island and The Queen of Baltimore.


Adapted By: E. M. Delafield
Unknown: Miss Resker
Unknown: Lady Blemley;
Unknown: Lady Pellington ;
Unknown: Major Barfield ;
Unknown: Wilfred Blemley
Unknown: Appin ; Tobermory
Produced By: John Cheatle
Unknown: H. H. Munro
Unknown: Norman Edwards

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