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Playhouse: Hobson's Choice


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Harold Brighouse's Lancashire comedy launches Radio 4's contribution to Manchester's City of Drama Festival 1994.
Bernard Cribbins stars as the Salford shoe shop owner whose "uppish" daughters defy his every wish. But when Maggie announces she is to marry the boot hand Willie Mossop, even her sisters think she has gone too far.


Author: Harold Brighouse
Director: Michael Fox
Hobson: Bernard Cribbins
Maggie: Barbara Marten
Willie Mossop: Andrew Schofield
Vickey: Michelle Chadwick
Alice: Catherine Kies
Albert: Martin Reeve
Freddy: Stefan Escreet
Jim Heeler: David Fleeshman
Tubby Wadlow: Martin Oldfield
Mrs Hepworth: Ann Rye
Doctor: Robert McIntosh
Ada Figons: Saskia Downes

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Playhouse: Hobson's Choice

BBC Radio 4 FM, 1 January 1994 14.30

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