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Poor Relations
A radio serial in eight parts by ERIC MASCHWITZ dramatised from the novel by COMPTON MACKENZIE Part 8: April Fools
Cast in order of speaking
† Produced by NORMAN WRIGHT
Margaret Courtenay is in ' The Killing of Sister George ' at the Duke of York's Theatre. London


Novel By: Compton MacKenzie
Produced By: Norman Wright
Produced By: Margaret Courtenay
John Touchwood: Richard Hurndall
Sir Percy Mortimer: John Justin
Charles Cotton: John Boxer
Janet Bond: Margaret Courtenay
Mrs Worfolk: Eva Stuart
A girl: Patricia Gallimore
Club porter: Humphrey Morton
First clubman: Allan McClelland
Second clubman: Charles Hodgson
Doris Hamilton: Margaret Ward
Hugh Touchwood: Michael Spice
Eleanor Touchwood: Betty Huntley-Wright
Laurence Armitage: Victor Lucas
James Touchwood: Norman Wynne
George Touchwood: Hamlyn Benson
Beatrice Touchwood: Betty Baskcomb
Hilda Curtis: Joan Matheson
Edith Armitage: Anna Burden

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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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