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Afternoon Theatre


We have produced a Style Guide to help editors follow a standard format when editing a listing. If you are unsure how best to edit this programme please take a moment to read it.
The Healing Arts by JOHN KIRKMORRIS with Patricia Denys as Denise Byrne Timothy Bateson as Patrick Wills
Elaine Ives-Cameron as Lavinia Abbot
LAVINIA: Do you know of a doctor practising in this town by the name of Patrick Wills ? He runs a shakedown clinic at Eastcliff. He calls it a Psychic Health Centre. The credulous gather there twice weekly for the laying on of hands.
DENISE: You think he's a quack? LAVINIA: One of the best. I believe his activities should be looked into as a matter for public concern.
Other parts nigel GRAHAM Producer


Unknown: John Kirkmorris
Unknown: Patricia Denys
Unknown: Denise Byrne
Unknown: Timothy Bateson
Unknown: Patrick Wills
Unknown: Elaine Ives-Cameron
Unknown: Lavinia Abbot
Unknown: Patrick Wills
Unknown: Shaun MacLoughlin
Syrie Foster: Julie Hallam
Tommy Thompsett: Vernon Joyner
Edna: Lynette McMorrough
Elsie: Katherine Parr
Geoffrey: Nigel Anthony

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