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The Monday Play: Present Laughter

on BBC Radio 4 FM

A light comedy by Noel Coward adapted and produced by Ian Cotterell with Paul Scofield and Fenella Fielding, Patricia Routledge, Joy Parker and David Timson
'Every play you appear in is exactly the same. You have a great following and a strong personality, and all you do with your talent is wear dressing-gowns and make witty remarks!'
(Rptd: next Sunday 2.30 pm)
(Fenella Fielding is in 'Absurd Person Singular' at the Vaudeville Theatre, London)


Noel Coward
Adapted by/Producer:
Ian Cotterell
Daphne Stillington:
Miriam Margolyes
Miss Erikson:
Diana Olsson
Timothy Bateson
Monica Reed:
Patricia Routledge
Garry Essendine:
Paul Scofield
Liz Essendine:
Joy Parker
Roland Maule:
David Timson
Henry Lyppiatt:
Alan Rowe
Morris Dixon:
Vernon Joyner
Joanna Lyppiatt:
Fenella Fielding
Lady Saltburn:
Betty Huntley-Wright

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