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Letter from Lisel
A new play by Sheila Hodgson with Andrew Sachs
Valerie Kirkbright
Austin Trevor
Lisel, the daughter of an official in a foreign embassy in London, runs away with an Englishman in the hope of escaping from her countrymen and settling in England. They are involved in a car crash and the letter she has left for her father becomes all-important.
Cast in order of speaking: Produced by AUDREY CAMERON


Play By: Sheila Hodgson
Unknown: Andrew Sachs
Unknown: Valerie Kirkbright
Unknown: Austin Trevor
Produced By: Audrey Cameron
Lisel Liebek: Valerie Kirkbright
Paul Hatch: Andrew Sachs
Mavis Hatch, his mother: Marjorie Westbury
Bob Hatch, his father: Peter Pratt
Sergeant Hobart: John Baddeley
P C Denny: Lewis Stringer
Sister Pryor: Moira Mannion
Nurse: Molly Rankin
Dr Willi Liebek: Austin Trevor
Mrs Preston: Shirley Cooklin
Otto Kliegerman: David March
Resi, a maid: Jo Manning Wilson
Anna: Hilda Kriseman

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