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Saturday-Night Theatre: Appointment with Venus

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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.
by Jerrard Tickell
Dramatised for broadcasting by JOHN RICHMOND
with John Justin, Penelope Lee, Hector Ross
'You seriously suggest that I should approach our military colleagues with a view to-to recapturing this animal? You've lost all sense of proportion, Carruthers. Don't you know how bad things are?'
Time: July 1940
Cast in order of speaking:
Other parts played by Harold Kasket, Michael Kilgarriff and Esmond Rideout
Produced by BRIAN MILLER t
A new production of the play originally broadcast in the Home Service on February 27, 1954
See facing page

Contributors

Unknown: Jerrard Tickell
Broadcasting By: John Richmond
Unknown: John Justin
Unknown: Penelope Lee
Unknown: Hector Ross
Played By: Harold Kasket
Played By: Michael Kilgarriff
Played By: Esmond Rideout
Produced By: Brian Miller
Captain Weiss: Hector Ross
The Provost: Wilfred Babbage
Carruthers: Michael McClain
Petherton: Michael Kilgarriff
Miss Oldham: Miriam Margolyes
Major Valentine Morland: John Justin
Uncle George: Harold Kasket
Mildred: Thelma Barlow
Nicola Failaize: Penelope Lee
Magistrate: John Crocker
Trawler Langley: Norman Tyrrell
CMP: Brian Gear
Alexander Forbes: Ian Dewar
Baptiste: Eric Anderson
Marie: Ruby Luscombe
Georges: Micheal Newport
Lionel Fallaize: Michael Deacon
German NCO: Michael McClain
Francoise: Miriam Margolyes
Sergeant Vogel: John Crocker
Adjutant: Michael Kilgarriff
Corporal: Brian Gear
Sentry: Esmond Rideout

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Saturday-Night Theatre: Appointment with Venus

BBC Home Service Basic, 9 April 1966 20.30






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