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The Lady's Not for Burning


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A comedy by Christopher Fry.
[Starring] Pamela Brown and Alec Clunes
The play takes place in Hebble Tyson's house. He is the Mayor of the little market town of Cool Clary, and the appearance of the characters is as much as anything, 15th century.
Based on the recent production at the Globe Theatre directed by John Gielgud and Esme Percy.
(Second performance: Thursday at 8.30)


Writer: Christopher Fry
Producer: George More O'Ferrall
Costumes designed by: Oliver Messet
Television settings: Barry Learoyd
Stage direction: John Gielgud
Stage direction: Esme Percy
Richard, an orphaned clerk: Richard Burton
Thomas Mendip, a discharged soldier: Alec Clunes
Alizon Eliot: Carol Marsh
Nicholas Devize: David Evans
Margaret Devize, mother of Nicholas: Nora Nicholson
Humphrey Devize, brother of Nicholas: Richard Leech
Hebble Tyson, the Mayor: Harcourt Williams
Jennet Jourdemayne: Pamela Brown
The Chaplain: Eliot Makeham
Edward Tappercoom, a Justice: Peter Bull
Matthew Skipps: Esme Percy

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The Lady's Not for Burning

BBC Television, 12 March 1950 20.30

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