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Prison Without Bars


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by Peggy Barwell.
(Joan Carol is appearing in 'She Wanted a Cream Front Door'; Mary Horn and Maureen Pook in 'Power Without Glory'; Joanna Carter appears by permission of Firth Shephard)


Writer: Peggy Barwell
Producer: Harold Clayton
Anne: Carol Lawton
Miss Gaston: Margery Caldicott
Miss Bertram: Anne Welfitt
Miss Appel: Una Venning
Dr. John Marshall: Sebastian Shaw
Miss Carol Linden: Joan Carol
Rita Watson: Mary Horn
Rita Watson: Viola Merritt
Mary Albert: Dorothy Gordon
Lucy Albert: Natalie Jordan
Renate: Maureen Pook
Margaret: Elizabeth Hunt
'Duchess': Joanna Carter
Miss Roland: Marjorie Gresley
Miss Roberts: Anne Wrigg
First girl: Liselotte Kristian
Third girl: Margaret Bull
Other parts played by: Mary Poirrier
Other parts played by: Stella Andrew
Other parts played by: Sheila Eves
Other parts played by: Joyce Elphick

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This site contains the BBC listings information which the BBC printed in Radio Times between 1923 and 2009. You can search the site for BBC programmes, people, dates and Radio Times editions.

We hope it helps you find information about that long forgotten BBC programme, research a particular person or browse your own involvement with the BBC.

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