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Peacefully In Their Sleeps


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.
5/6. Penelope Sway. Egotistical presenter
Roydon Postlethwaite remembers the glittering fictional career of Dame Penelope Sway , arguably the finest actress of her generation not to be offered a role in a Harry Potter film. Comedy by Chris Chantler and Howard Read.
Producer Colin Anderson


Unknown: Penelope Sway.
Presenter: Roydon Postlethwaite
Unknown: Dame Penelope Sway
Unknown: Harry Potter
Comedy By: Chris Chantler
Comedy By: Howard Read.
Producer: Colin Anderson
Roydon: Geoff McGivem
Penelope: Phyllida Law
Boo: Rula Lenska
Lil: Llza Sadovy
Lloyd: James Holmes
Mark Lawson: Howard Read
NW Ainley: Christopher Douglas
Theatregoer: Chris Chantler

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Peacefully In Their Sleeps

BBC Radio 4 FM, 27 May 2009 23.15

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