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The Rose of Persia

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A Comic Opera in Two Acts by Basil Hood and Arthur Sullivan.
Relayed from London. S.B. to Bournemouth, Cardiff, Newcastle and Aberdeen. 7.35-9.30 and 10.0-10.30.

Act I. Court of Hassan's House.
Act II. Audience Hall of the Sultan's Palace.

Contributors

Written by: Basil Hood
Written by: Arthur Sullivan
The Sultan Mahmoud of Persia: Stuart Robertson
Hassan (a Philanthropist): Frederic Lloyd
Yussuf (a Professional Story-Teller): Sydney Coltham
Abdallah (a Priest): Kenneth Ellis
The Grand Vizier: John Buckley
The Physician-in-Chief: Edward Leer
The Royal Executioner: Stanley Riley
The Sultana Zubeydeh (named Rose-in- Bloom): Olive Sturgess
Scent-of-Lilies (Her favourite slaves): Vivienne Chatterton
Heart's-Desire (Her favourite slaves): Gladys Newth
Honey-of-Life (Her favourite slaves): Dorothy Bennett
Dancing Sunbeam (Hassan's First Wife): Gladys Palmer
Blush-of-Morning (his Twenty-fifth Wife): Marguerite Davis
Orchestra: The Wireless Orchestra
Orchestra under the Direction of: L. Stanton-Jeffries
Stage Manager: Frederic Lloyd
Produced: by L. Stanton-Jeffries

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