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Romance of the circus and the music-halls in six episodes. Devised by Georgie Wood. Written by Raymond Bennett and Georgie Wood. Radio adaptation by Gordon Crier. Music by Kenneth Leslie-Smith . Produced by Vernon Harris. Recorded revival of the recent Saturday-night serial
Principal characters in Episode 1


Unknown: Georgie Wood.
Written By: Raymond Bennett
Written By: Georgie Wood.
Unknown: Gordon Crier.
Music By: Kenneth Leslie-Smith
Produced By: Vernon Harris.
Syd Fletcher: Reginald Purdell
Dr Humphreys: Harold Scott
Edith Humphreys: Betty Huntley-Wright
Maid: Dorothy Summers
Charles Fletcher: Fred Yule
Rose Fletcher: Gwen Lewis
Freddie Hawkins: Ian Sadler
Francini: Phillip Leaver
Bimbo: Edwin Ellis
Syd Fletcher (as a boy): Grant Tyler
Lord Eldred: Ewart Scott
Margaret Eftlred: Cynthia Teall
The cabby: Dick Francis
Marie Lloyd: Joan Young
Augmented Dance: Orchestra, Con
ducted by: Billy Ternent

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