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The Master-Thief


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by PETER REDGROVE. The fifth of six plays drawn from
Grimm's Fairy Tales. With
The stranger returns to the land of his origins all the richer for having spent a lifetime existing on his nimble wits.
Music composed and realised by STEPHEN ROLLINGS
Directed by BRIAN MILLER BBC Bristol (R)


Unknown: Peter Redgrove.
Unknown: Stephen Rollings
Directed By: Brian Miller
the Master Thief: James Kerry
Old Man/Archbishop: Alan Dudley
Old Woman: Jennifer Piercey
: Eric Lander
Mere Cointreau: Christine Pollon
Eclair/Chaplain: Andrew Branch
Saute: Jonathan Tafler
Fromage: Mark Buffery
Omelette/Lord Bast: Paul Gregory
Lady Bast: Sheila Grant
Sister: Maryon Ellor

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