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The Yellow Iris


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by Agatha Christie
Lyrics by Christopher Hassall
Music by Michael Sayer and Arrangements by Jack Beaver with
The action takes place first in M. Poirot's apartments and subsequently at the Cafe, Le Jardin des Cygnes

Followed by CABARET
Compered by Cyril Fletcher with Hugh French
Janet Lind
The Three Admirals and Inga Andersen
Jack Beaver and his Orchestra from the Cafe, Le Jardin des Cygnes
Production by Douglas Moodie


Unknown: Agatha Christie
Unknown: Christopher Hassall
Music By: Michael Sayer
Arrangements By: Jack Beaver
Unknown: M. Poirot
Unknown: Cyril Fletcher
Unknown: Hugh French
Unknown: Janet Lind
Unknown: Inga Andersen
Unknown: Jack Beaver
Production By: Douglas Moodie
'Hercule Poirot': Anthony Holles
Barton Russell: Sydney Keith
Pauline Weatherby: Evelyn Neilsen
Luigi, Maitre d'Hotel: Dino Galvani
Anthony Chappell: Frank Drew
Senora Lola Valdez: Martita Hunt
Stephen Carter: Peter Scott
the Cloak-Room Attendant: Audrey Cameron
the Waiter: Bernard Jukes

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