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Saturday-Night Theatre: Poor Bessie

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by Jack Gratus
with Penelope Nice as Bessie Mundy and Jon Croft as Henry Williams
At the turn of the century, Bessie, a minor heiress from Wiltshire, tours the spas until she finds the right man in her life. But her choice of Henry Williams proves disastrous
- as this story, taken from true records, proceeds to demonstrate.
BBC Bristol. Stereo
(Re-broadcast on Monday at 3.0 pm)

Contributors

Writer: Jack Gratus
Directed By: Brian Miller
Bessie Mundy: Penelope Nice
Henry Williams: Jon Croft
Uncle Herbert/Mr Crabbe: Edward Desouza
Aunt Fanny: Anne Jameson
George: Trevor Nichols
Mr Wheaton/Dr French: George Parsons
Mrs Millgate/Librarian: Pauline Letts
Mrs Crabbe: Gwen Cherrell
Mrs Tuckett: Peggy Ann Wood
Mr Lillington/Insp Neil/Judge: John Church
Mrs Stone/Alice: Tessa Worsley
Mr Annesley/Dr Spilsbury: Alan Thompson
Other parts played by: Jared Morgan
Other parts played by: Jamie Roberts

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Saturday-Night Theatre: Poor Bessie

BBC Radio 4 FM, 4 January 1986 20.30






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