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by Evelyn Waugh adapted for radio by DENIS CONSTANDUROS with Jack Watling and Stephanie Beacham
I will show you fear in a handful of dust
T. S. ELIOT : The Waste Land
A new production based on Waugh's tragi-comic novel of infidelity and disillusion in the 1930s.
Cast in order of speaking:
Produced by BRIAN MILLER
See page 38


Unknown: Evelyn Waugh
Unknown: Denis Constanduros
Unknown: Jack Watling
Unknown: Stephanie Beacham
Unknown: T. S. Eliot
Produced By: Brian Miller
Storyteller: Duncan McIntyre
Mrs Beaver: Constance Chapman
John Beaver: Graham Armitage
Tony Last: Jack Watling
Brenda Last: Stephanie Beacham
Ben Hacket: Norman Tyrrell
John Andrew: Ysanne Churchman
Nanny: Barbara Mitchell
Marjorie: Rosalind Shanks
Jock Scott-Menzies: Victor Lucas
Milly: Ysanne Churchman
Babs: Rosalind Shanks
Polly Cockpurse: Barbara Mitchell
Jenny Abdul Akbar: Margaret Robertson
Miss Ripon: Pauline Letts
Mrs Rattery: Ann Murray
Mr Graceful: Duncan McIntyre
Winnie: Pauline Letts
Detective: Rex Holdsworth
Reggie St Cloud: Esmond Rideout
Dr Messenger: Norman Tyrrell
Rosa: Margaret Robertson
Mr Todd: Rex Holdsworth

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