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Days of Grace


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by David Forbes Lorne.
Adapted by Moultrie R. Kelsall.
"When somebody dies, his first duty is to keep watch from sunset until the day breaks, every night until the next dead soul relieves him..."


Author: David Forbes Lorne
Adapter: Moultrie R. Kelsall
Producer: James Crampsey
Designer: Joy Stanley
Hugh MacKerral, formerly of Brunerican: Moultrie R. Kelsall
Malcolm Fraser, now of Brunerican: John M. Bannerman
Dr Cameron: John Young
Hamish Donaldson, a crofter: Roddy McMillan
Jean Donaldson, his wife: Effie Morrison
Peter Grant, the new schoolmaster: Moultrie R. Kelsall
Donnchadh Ruadh, a railwayman: Jameson Clark
Also taking part: Archie Buchanan
Also taking part: Alan McKill
Also taking part: Jack Maguire
Also taking part: Alec Powis

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