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Mary O'FarreU and Hugh Burden in THE PRIVATE LIFE OF HILDA TABLET'


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A parenthesis for radio by Henry Reed
Produced by Douglas Cleverdon
Owen. BRIAN. George, AND
HUMPHREY Shewin , a few of her sons: Denis Quilley. Wilfrid Downing . M. Westbury. and D. Maddox
Music composed by Donald Swann
Henry Reed writes: I am not, of course, the author of this script. The author is my friend, Mr. Herbert Reeve ; but he has not been in much of a shape lately to collect his thoughts, and I have done it for him. After his earlier work on the late novelist Richard Shewin , which he collected together under the title A Very Great Man Indeed, Mr. Reeve had many requests for further information about other people whom he had chanced on during his researches. He does not think that it would be quite fair to any of his kindly informants to gratify this curiosity; but clearly an exception may be made in the case of the gifted composeress Hilda Tablet. '
' Emily Butter ': February 25


Unknown: Henry Reed
Produced By: Douglas Cleverdon
Unknown: Humphrey Shewin
Unknown: Denis Quilley.
Unknown: Wilfrid Downing
Unknown: M. Westbury.
Unknown: D. Maddox
Composed By: Donald Swann
Composed By: Henry Reed
Unknown: Mr. Herbert Reeve
Unknown: Richard Shewin
Unknown: Hilda Tablet.
HILDA TABLET, a composeress: Mary O'Farrell
HERBERT REEVE,a scholar: Hugh Burden
STEPHEN SHEWIN: Carleton Hobbs
CONNIE, his wife: Gwen Cherrell
Elsa Strauss, a singer: Marjorie Westbury
SIR ERic TABLET, Hilda's father: Norman Shelley
LADY TABLET, Hilda's mother: Susan Richmond
EVELYN BAXTER, Hilda's secretary: Colin Campbell
NANCY SHEWIN: Dorothy Primrose
Miss WELBECK, a headmistress: Vivienne Chatterton
Harold Reith, a librettist: Frank Duncan
ROGER Cloud, a male composer: Deryck Guyler

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Mary O'FarreU and Hugh Burden in THE PRIVATE LIFE OF HILDA TABLET'

Third Programme, 20 February 1958 21.10

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