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The Reluctant Peer by William Douglas Home adapted for radio by PEGGY WELLS with Athene Seyler , Griffith Jones and Faith Brook
Lord Lister's transfer from Lords to Commons and the premiership is even more complicated than the Nation realises. He has a mother. a wife, a daughter, and a butler! Cast in order of speaking:
Produced by RONALD MASON


Unknown: Peggy Wells
Unknown: Athene Seyler
Unknown: Griffith Jones
Produced By: Ronald Mason
Molly (Dowager Countess of Lister): Athene Seyler
Beecham: Walter Fitzgerald
Rosalind: Carol Marsh
June (Countess of Lister): Faith Brook
Tony (Earl of Lister): Griffith Jones
Lady Cleghorn: Betty Hardy
Lord Cleghorn: Rolf Lefebvre
John MacGibbons: Christopher Bidmead
Television announcer: John Justin
Returning Officer: Alexander John

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