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'DEAREST FANNY'

Synopsis

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.
An interlude in the Life of Lord
Nelson
An Original Radio Play Written by Joan Grigsby Edited by Hugh Stewart
Characters in order of speaking
The action takes place at Nevis, in the West Indies ; Burnham Parsonage ; the Pump Room, Bath ; and an hotel in London, between the years
1785-1800
Produced by Peter Creswell
See the article by Joan Grigsby on page 8
' Dearest Fanny ' was broadcast in the National programme on Friday

Contributors

Written By: Joan Grigsby
Edited By: Hugh Stewart
Produced By: Peter Creswell
Unknown: Joan Grigsby
Frances Herbert (Fanny) Nesbit, afterwards Lady Nelson: Curigwen Lewis
Charlotte 1 Young Ladies of Nevis, friends of Fanny: Ferelith Gray
Lydia Fanny: Thelma Sheehan
Josiah Nesbit, Fanny's son: Clive Baxter
Captain Horatio Nelson, afterwards Admiral Lord Nelson: Guy Pelham Boulton
Mammy, Josiah's nurse: Ethel Lodge
Rev Edmund Nelson, Lord Nelson's father: H. O. Nicholson
George Matcham, Lord Nelson's brother-in-law: George Woodbridge
Will, Servant at the Parsonage: Malcolm Graeme
A Lady: Idina Scott-Gatty
Her Niece: Joyce Redman
Voice of Lady: Elizabeth Gray
A Servant: J V Chapman

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