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Festival: Sheppey

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A comedy by W. SOMERSET MAUGHAM starring
Sheppey, a London barber, isn't surprised when he wins a fortune on the Irish Sweep. ' I always was lucky', he tells his customers, I was born lucky'. But his luck changes when he tells his astonished family how he means to spend the money.
Music composed and conducted by STANLEY MYERS
Costume designer DOROTHEA WALLACE
Lighting DENNIS CHANNON
Script editor STUART GRIFFITHS Designer CHRIS PEMSEL Producer LOUIS MARKS
Directed by ANTHONYPAGE
Preview: page 17, Woddis on ... page 66

Contributors

Comedy By: W. Somerset Maugham
Conducted By: Stanley Myers
Designer: Dorothea Wallace
Unknown: Dennis Channon
Editor: Stuart Griffiths
Designer: Chris Pemsel
Sheppey: Bob Hoskins
Customer: Willoughby Gray
Mr Bolton: Royce Mills
Miss Grange: Brenda Blethyn
Albert: Ellis Jones
Bradley: John Nettleton
Victor: Perry Benson
Miss James: Shona Morris
Reporter: Tony Rohr
Bessie Legros: Lynda Marchal
Mrs Miller: Maria Charles
Florrie: Wendy Morgan
Ernie: Simon Rouse:
Dr Jervis: Wensley Pithey
Cooper: Tony Rohr

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