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[Starring] W.H. Berry
A musical play by Frederick Lonsdale and Gladys Unger
Lyrics by Adrian Ross and Paul A. Rubens
Music by Paul A. Rubens
Adapted for broadcasting by Henrik Ege
The BBC Theatre Orchestra and the BBC Revue Chorus
Conducted by Harold Lowe
Produced by Ronald Waldman and John Watt
W. H. Berry created the part of Achille Jotte in Betty at Daly's Theatre in 1915, and it was one of his most diverting parts. His many admirers will look forward to this radio version of a highly successful musical comedy, which is being given for the first time.
Berry must have created a record among comedians by appearing at only two West-End theatres - Daly's and the Adelphi - from 1906 to 1923. In January he broadcast his own biography in 'Star-Gazing', and in April he broadcast in Who's Hooper as Valentine Hooper - the part he created at the Adelphi in 1919. He is as famous on the air as in the theatre and on the screen.
'Betty' was broadcast in the National programme last night.


Author: Frederick Lonsdale
Author: Gladys Unger
Lyrics: Adrian Ross
Lyrics/Music: Paul A. Rubens
Adapted for broadcasting by: Henrik Ege
Musicians: The BBC Theatre Orchestra
Singers: The BBC Revue Chorus
Conductor: Harold Lowe
Producer: Ronald Waldman
Producer: John Watt
Gerard, The Earl of Beverley: Bruce Carfax
The Duke of Crowborough: Brian Powley
The Hon Victor Halifax: Phil Ray
Lathers: Phil Ray
Lord Playne: Ewart Scott
David Playne (Lord Playne's Nephew): Peter Mosley
Achille Jotte (Court Dressmaker): W. H. Berry
Hillier: Franklyn Bellamy
Alf: Donald Smith
Chiquette: Hermione Gingold
Estelle: Elsie Hay
Dolly: Joan Miller
Mrs Rawlins: Veronica Brady
Betty: Wynne Ajello

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