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by MAX BEERBOHM with incidental music by ALAN RAWSTHORNE adapted for broadcasting and produced by Douglas CLEVERDON with Deborah Kerr as Jenny Mere


Max Beerbohm
Music By:
Alan Rawsthorne
Produced By:
Douglas Cleverdon
Deborah Kerr
Lord George Hell:
Raymond Lovell
La Signora Gambogi:
Violet Marquesita
The Duchess of Cheel:
Martita Hunt
Lady Lavinia:
Cherry Cottrell
Captain Tarleton:
Deryck Guyler
Esmé Percy
Mr Aeneas, the mask-maker:
Miles Malleson
Jonathan Field
The merry dwarf:
Marjorie Westbury
The old woodman:
T Hannam Clark
The Prince Regent:
Bryan Powley
The Narrator:
James McKechnie

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BBC Home Service is a radio channel that started transmitting on the 1st September 1939 and ended on the 29th September 1967.

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