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National Theatre of the Air: The Liars

on BBC Home Service Basic

An original comedy in four acts by Henry Arthur Jones
[Starring] Stephen Murray, Norman Wooland, Virginia Maskell, Fenella Fielding

'Above all things, tell no untruth, no not in trifles; the custom of it is naughty.' - Sir Henry Sidney's letter to his son Philip Sidney.
Time: The summer of 1897
Act I: A tent on the lawn of Freddie Tatton 's house in the Thames Valley
Act 2 : A private sitting-room at The Star and Garter ' at Sheppcrford on the following Monday evening
Act 3: Lady Rosamund's drawing-room, Chelsea, on Tuesday morning
Act 4: Sir Christopher Deering 's rooms in Victoria Street that evening
Radio adaptation and production by RAYMOND RAIKES
See page 18


Stephen Murray
Norman Wooland
Virginia Maskell
Henry Arthur Jones
Sir Henry Sidney
Philip Sidney.
Freddie Tatton
Sir Christopher Deering
Production By:
Raymond Raikes
John Pullen
Archibald Coke, Dolly's husband:
Lewis Stringer
Freddie Tatton Lady Rosamund's husband:
Derek Blomfield
Mrs Crespin:
Janet Burnell
Colonel Sir Christopher Deering:
Stephen Murray
George Nepean, Gilbert's brother:
Michael Spice
Lady Rosamund Tatton:
Virginia Maskell
Dolly Coke, her cousin:
Elizabeth Morgan
Lady Jessica Nepean Lady Rosa mund's Sister.:
Fenella Fielding
Edward Falkner:
Norman Wooiand
Gilbert Nepean, Lady Jessica's husband:
Philip Morant
Beatrice Ebernoe:
Diana Olsson
Waiter at ' The Star and Garter:
Anthony Viccars '
Footman at Cadogan Gardens:
Arthur Gomez
Taplin, Sir Christopher's servant:
John Baddeley

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