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‛TOO TRUE TO BE GOOD'

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by Bernard Shaw
Introduced by St. John Ervine
The play produced by Esmé Percy
Cost in order of speaking:
* According to Shaw, who was no man to flinch from using exceptional and even eccentric cases to support general principles, the moral of this play is that tht capitalist system is as much a failure for the rich as for the poor.....' See Kenneth A. Hurren's ' Drama Diary,' page 21.
During the Interval (7.35-7.45 app.)
Flemming Wels Serenade without honourable Intentions played by the Danish Wind Quintet on gramophone records

Contributors

Unknown: Bernard Shaw
Introduced By: St. John Ervine
Produced By: Esmé Percy
Unknown: Danish Wind Quintet
The Monster: Mlscha de la Motta
Mrs Mopply: Rosamund Greenwood
The Doctor: Frank Tickle
The Patient: Patricia Hilltard
The Nurse: Eleanor Summerfleld
The Burglar: Hugh Burden
Colonel Tallboys: William Fox
Private Meek: Robert Rletty
The Sergeant: Noel Johnson
The Elder: Robert Farquharson

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‛TOO TRUE TO BE GOOD'

Third Programme, 1 March 1953 20.00






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