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A lamentable comedy of Knox, Burke and Hare, and the West Port
Murders, by James Bridie
Adapted for broadcasting by the Author
Persons in the play
Sundry students of Anatomy
The action passes in Edinburgh in 1828 Act 1
The Disharts' drawing-room
Act 2
Scene 1—The Three Tuns Tavern
Scene 2-The lobby at Dr. Knox's rooms, Surgeons' Square
Act 3
The Disharts' drawing-room
Production by Gordon Gildard
(From Scottish)


Unknown: James Bridie
Production By: Gordon Gildard
Miss Mary Delle Dishart: Nancy Ireland
Walter Anderson, L.R.C.S., Edin burgh, a demonstrator in anatomy: James McKechnie
Miss Amelia Dishart: Jean Taylor Smith
Jessie Ann, a maidservant: Meg Buchanan
Robert Knox, M D , a lecturer in anatomy.: Helbert Tatlock
Augustus Raby, a student of anatomy: Grenville Eves
The landlord of The Three Tuns: C. R. M. Brookes
Mary Paterson, a woman of the town: Nan Scott
Janet, a servant girl: Zilda Bernstein
Davie Paterson, porter at Surgeons'Hall.: David Mowat
William Burke: W G Fay
William Hare: Fred O'Dcnovan

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