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A new radio play by Lydia Ragosin with William Fox
Peter Coke , Sheila Burrell and Barbara Couper
The action takes place in Kwang-Yen, a busy port in the imaginary state of Nemshan
Main characters in order of speaking:
Other parts played by members of the BBC Drama Repertory Company t Produced by CHARLES LEFEAUX
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Play By:
Lydia Ragosin
William Fox
Peter Coke
Sheila Burrell
Barbara Couper
Produced By:
Charles Lefeaux
Guy Penn-Callard, British Consul at Kwang-Yen:
Peter Coke
Captain Wally Lomas, Guy's cousin:
William Fox
Philippa, Guy's wife:
Sheila Burrell
Su Han, a maidservant:
Elizabeth Morgan
Leonie Chavanne:
Barbara Couper
Henri Chavanne, French Consul:
Norman Claridge
Mr Suangphon:
Andrew Sachs

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