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Afternoon Theatre


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Four from 'The Day's Work'
A series of four plays based on the short stories of RUDYARD KIPLING adapted and dramatised by A. R. RAWLINSON with 2: The Ship that Found Herself The Dimbula is only a cargo steamer of 25-hundred tons, but she is the last and latest of her kind - nothing has been spared in the building of her.
However a ship is only as good as the parts that comprise her and those parts have to learn to work together.
The 'working parts' of the Dimbula:
Produced and directed by GLYN DEARMAN


Stories Of: Rudyard Kipling
Dramatised By: A. R. Rawlinson
Unknown: Douglas Blackwell
Unknown: Geoffrey Collins
Unknown: Peter Craze
Unknown: William Eedle
Unknown: Walter Hall
Unknown: Adam Richardson
Unknown: Peter Settelen
Directed By: Glyn Dearman
Rudyard Kipling: Sean Barrett
Captain: Simon Lack
Mr Buchanan: Peter Pratt
Mr Frazier: Norman Shelley
Miss Frazier: Jane Knowles
Foreman Shipwright: Peter Howell
Sandy: Fraser Kerb

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