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Imperial Palace: Part 1: Arrivals


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by Arnold Bennett
Dramatised in four parts by Michael Voysey
Starring Roy Dotrice

The Imperial Palace is London's, and the world's, finest luxury hotel. Its Director is Evelyn Orcham, the man whose instinct has created this masterpiece in the hotel world.

(Phillip Hinton is a member of the Royal Shakespeare Company)
(Repeated on Thursday at 10.15)
See colour feature on page 31


Author: Arnold Bennett
Dramatised by: Michael Voysey
Script Editor: Lennox Phillips
Costumes: John Bloomfield
Lighting: Dennis Channon
Designer: Michael Young
Producer: David Conroy
Director: Paddy Russell
Reyer: Phillip Hinton
Evelyn Orcham: Roy Dotrice
Long Sam: Henry Hewett
Sir Henry Savott: Cyril Luckham
Gracie Savott: Hildegard Neil
Tessa Tye: Wendy Lovelock
Page: Rufus Frampton
Jack Craddock: Graham Rigby
Mrs. O'Riordon: Betty Cooper
Emile Cousin: Peter Copley
Miss MacLaren: Hilda Braid
Miss Cass: Christine Pollon
Cappone: Clive Cazes
Monsieur Adolphe: Patrick Westwood
Violet Powler: Anna Cropper
Lilian: Merilyn Marshall
Cyril Purkin: Peter Miles
Oldham: Barry Wade
Volivia: Meg Walter
Leo Cheddar: Tony Barton
Nancy Penkethman: Lavender Sansom

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