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The Stars in Their Choices: Monday Matinee presents James Mason and Pamela Kellino in ' THE ROSE WITHOUT A THORN'


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by Clifford Bax

(Last Wednesday's recorded broadcast)


Author: Clifford Bax
Harpsichordist: Winifred Davey
Producer: Archie Campbell
Narrator: Cyril Luckham
KatherineTitney, a lady-in-waiting: Catherine Campbell
Katheryn Howard: Pamela Kellino
Francis Derham, a young courtier: Alexander Davion
Margery Morton, another lady-in-waiting: Elizabeth Gray
Anne of Cleves: Audrey Mendes
Thomas Culpeper, a young friend of the King: Kenneth Fortescue
Manservant: Norman Mitchell
Henry VIII: James Mason
Thomas Cranmer, Archbishop of Canterbury: Cyril Luckham
John Lassells, a butler: Robert Urquhart
Earl of Hertford: Donald Gray
Sir Thomas Audley, Lord Chancellor: Rolf Lefebvre
Mary Laseells, lady-in-waiting to Anne: Olive Gregg

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The Stars in Their Choices: Monday Matinee presents James Mason and Pamela Kellino in ' THE ROSE WITHOUT A THORN'

Light Programme, 23 November 1953 16.30

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