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The Passing Show: The Guv'nor


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(Second Series, No. 1)
See above and page 45
Second performance: Thursday at 7.30
(The scenes from the George Edwardes' musical shows are reproduced by permission of Emile Littler)

The life of George Edwardes, the famous theatrical manager and producer, with scenes from his shows at the Gaiety and Daly's theatres.


Script: Peter Coke
Orchestra directed by: Eric Robinson
Music Associate: James Turner
Orchestrations: Ray Terry
Production numbers directed by: Freddie Carpenter
Settings: Stephen Bundy
Producer: Michael Mills
George Edwardes: Tony Britton
Julia Gwynne (Mrs. George Edwardes): Beverley Wright
Michael Gunn: Brian Worth
Richard D'Oyly Carte: Seymour Green
John Hollingshead: Peter Bathurst
Biggs: Walter Horsbrugh
Dorothy Edwardes: Valerie Carton
Other parts played by: Irene Handl
Other parts played by: Reginald Dyson
Other parts played by: Kim Peacock
Other parts played by: Denis Goacher
Other parts played by: Amy Dalby
Other parts played by: Denis Holmes
Other parts played by: David Waller
Other parts played by: Leslie Spurling
Other parts played by: Susan Buret
Other parts played by: Leonard Davies
Other parts played by: Angela Proctor
Other parts played by: Lillemor Knudsen
Other parts played by: Shirley Burniston
The Players: Vanessa Lee
The Players: George Moon
The Players: Lois Green
The Players: Leo Franklyn
The Players: Yvonne Marsh
The Players: Peter Croft
The Players: Lorna Dean
The Players: Denis Martin
The Players: Irene Lee
[Actress]: Mary Budd
[Actress]: Joy Harvey
[Actress]: Roma Boswell
[Actress]: Daphne Willis
[Actress]: Joan Ryan
[Actress]: Joan Carlyle
[Actress]: Lorna Lee
[Actress]: Mary Grace
[Actress]: Marjorie Holt
[Actress]: Joan Bramhall
[Actor]: John Ford
[Actor]: Michael Ormonde
[Actor]: Leslie Andrews
[Actor]: David Parker
[Actor]: Edward Markellie
[Actor]: Trevor Kenyon

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The Passing Show: The Guv'nor

BBC Television, 2 November 1952 20.00

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