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Friends and Relations by St. John Ervine adapted for broadcasting by JOHN BOYD
A millionaire has died and his relations, parasites almost all, grasp at his money. A posthumous letter assesses each and the play vindicates his judgment.
Cast in order of speaking: Produced by RONALD MASON
Repeated on Monday at 3.0


Broadcasting By: John Boyd
Produced By: Ronald Mason
Kate, Sir Samuel Lepper'sservant: ...... Gertrude Russell
Fanny Cairns, his niece: Doreen Hepburn
Arthur, her son: Alfred Arnold
Edward Scantlebury, herbrother.: ..... Harold Goldblatt
Doreen, her daughter: Felicity Carryer
Adam Bothwell, Sir Samuel's second cousin: Denys Hawthorne
Mrs Corken, Sir Samuel's sister: ..........Catherine Gibson
James Finlay, Sir Samuel's solicitor.: R. H. MacCandless
Jenny Conn: Kathleen Feenan
John James Gourlay, Sir Samuel's gardener: John McBride

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This site contains the BBC listings information which the BBC printed in Radio Times between 1923 and 2009. You can search the site for BBC programmes, people, dates and Radio Times editions.

We hope it helps you find information about that long forgotten BBC programme, research a particular person or browse your own involvement with the BBC.

Through the listings, you will also be able to use the Genome search function to find thousands of radio and TV programmes that are already available to view or listen to on the BBC website.

There are more than 5 million programme listings in Genome. This is a historical record of the planned output and the BBC services of any given time. It should be viewed in this context and with the understanding that it reflects the attitudes and standards of its time - not those of today.

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