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Afternoon Theatre The Family Firm


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by PIERS PAUL READ with Dinsdale Landen and Caroline Mortimer
'It's almost impossible for single women to get jobs that pay as well as mine: and anyway, I don'want to work night shifts. Why don'you change your wife? .
Produced by SUSANNA CAPON (Dinsdale Landen is in 'The Philanthropist ' at the May Fair Theatre, London)


Unknown: Piers Paul
Unknown: Dinsdale Landen
Unknown: Caroline Mortimer
Produced By: Susanna Capon
Produced By: Dinsdale Landen
Judy Handscombe: Caroline Mortimer
Richard Darcy: Dinsdale Landen
Horatio Templeton: Richard Hurndall
Colin Templeton: Nigel Lambert
Marion Darcy: Shirley Dixon
Maria: Jo Manning Wilson
Sylvia: Mary Hignett
Nanny: Christine Pollon
Clergyman: Peter Russell
Butler: Edward Kelsey

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