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A Play in One Act by Daphne Steward.
Played by the Station Radio Players

Boris is an Alsatian wolf-hound, the pet and companion of Stella Dixon, wife of a busy young doctor. A policeman has tactfully warned Jasper Dixon that the dog has attacked some people, and he breaks the news to his wife that Boris must be put on a chain. Jasper is called out unexpectedly to a case, Susan, the maid, goes to bed with a headache, and Stella, alone with Boris, is suddenly stricken with fear by her dog's strange behaviour.
Scene: The drawing-room in the Dixon's house, on a wet, chilly evening.


Writer: Daphne Steward
Jasper Dixon: George Holloway
Stella Dixon: Dorothy Holloway
Susan: Nan Porter
A Policeman: Donald Davies
Boris - An Alsatian Wolf-hound: null [uncredited]

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