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'THE DRY RIVER BED'

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A new African tale by Muriel Spark
Produced by Rayner Heppenstall
"Nothing is quite so dry as a dry river bed. Because it is a place where water should be.....'

Contributors

Unknown: Muriel Spark
Produced By: Rayner Heppenstall
Marjorie: Mary Wimbush
Borden Reeves, her fiancé: Heron Carvic
Sarah, her mother: Betty Hardy
Martha: Anita Sharp Bolster
Lucia: Joan Matheson
Grace: Judy Bailey
Ticky Talbot, a police officer: Frank Duncan
A Nurse: Pearie Celine

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