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The Monday Play


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A Patriot for Mrs Blythe by ALAN BERRIE with Nightly tormented by terrible dreams (which paint cruel pictures of her father's death) and deserted by her husband, Orla must alone come to terms with her sense ofloss. Then, as if by a miracle, a beautiful, passionate, young believer enters her life. Orla believes that Tom has come to save her but is he all that he appears?
Directed by SUSAN HOGG Stereo
(Re-broadcast next Saturday)


Unknown: Mrs Blythe
Unknown: Alan Berrie
Directed By: Susan Hogg
Orla: Frances Tomelty
Norman Blythe: Nigel Anthony
Betty Stone: Kate Binchy
Brian Stone: Tony Doyle
Jane Richardson: Dearbhla Molloy
Brendan Donelly: Sean Barrett
Dr Kenny: Des McAleer
Frankie Nugent: Des McAleer
Tom Nugent: Lorcan Cranitch

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