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Saturday-Night Theatre: The Girl Who Didn't Want To Be


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with Simon Cadell, Joanna David, Christopher Benjamin and Angela Pleasence as...
A serious comedy for radio by Frederick Bradnum
"Do you know about the crowns? Virgin crowns. Unique to this church, you know. If a person is born, baptised and dies in the parish, above the age of puberty, and is a virgin, then the next of kin ask for a virgin crown. There is a sort of calling of the banns, so that if anyone wants to object they can."
When Maggie Bell died, no one did actually object, though there were several who should have done. But Maggie herself objects quite strongly.
Technical presentation by JOCK FARRELL, assisted by DAVID HITCHINSON. Directed by JANE MORGAN


Writer: Frederick Bradnum
Technical presentation by: Jock Farrell
Assisted by: David Hitchinson
Directed by: Jane Morgan
Pamela Turner: Joanna David
Timothy Turner: Simon Cadell
Harold Thorpe: Christopher Benjamin
Maggie Bell: Angela Pleasence
Sam Knott: Eric Allan
Mrs Knott: Gladys Spencer
Orford: Henry Knowles
Mrs Fry: Margot Boyd
Mrs Nightingale: Susan Richards
Mrs Kick: Pauline Letts
Bishop: Philip Voss
Bob Masters: Manning Wilson
Anderson-Hay: John Gabriel
Mrs Anderson-Hay: Janet Burnell
Mrs Willis: Brenda Kaye
Ponsonby: Kenneth Shanley
Lord Hawkhurst: Richard Hurndall
Dobbs: Peter Wickham
PC Black: Bill Monks

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