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The Impresarios


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Presented bv Michael Craig This week: The Legends
Brief portraits of some legendary impresarios whose influences on the theatre of Britain can never be fully assessed. Richard D'Oyly Carte George Edwardes
Robert Courtneldge Edward Moss
Albert de Courville Harry Pelissier Archie de Bear Julian Wylie
Vivian Van Damm with the voices of: Fay Compton. Cicely Courtneidge, Mollie Maureen , Sheila Van Damm


Unknown: Michael Craig
Unknown: Richard D'Oyly Carte
Unknown: George Edwardes
Unknown: Robert Courtneldge
Unknown: Edward Moss
Unknown: Albert de Courville
Unknown: Harry Pelissier
Unknown: Archie de Bear
Unknown: Julian Wylie
Unknown: Vivian van Damm
Unknown: Fay Compton.
Unknown: Mollie Maureen
Unknown: Sheila Van Damm
Producer: David Rayvern Allen

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