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Penny Merriments

Synopsis

We have produced a Style Guide to help editors follow a standard format when editing a listing. If you are unsure how best to edit this programme please take a moment to read it.
Being a way to pass the time pleasantly with a dip into Samuel Pepys 's own collection of Chap-books as selected by Norman Tozer from the edition of Roger Thomp son of the University of East Anglia at Norwich.
The Histories, Jests, Magic. Amorous Tales, and Accounts of Rogues and Fools, told by TIMOTHY BATESON
TIM BENTINCK , AUSON DRAPER PRUNELLA SCALES DANNY SCHILLER
ROY SPENCER , and PETER WICKHAM and played and sung by MEMBERS OF THE ALBION BAND. Directed by PIERS PLOWRIGHT

Contributors

Unknown: Samuel Pepys
Unknown: Norman Tozer
Unknown: Roger Thomp
Told By: Timothy Bateson
Told By: Tim Bentinck
Told By: Auson Draper
Told By: Prunella Scales
Told By: Danny Schiller
Unknown: Roy Spencer
Unknown: Peter Wickham
Directed By: Piers Plowright

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