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A Bit of Crucifixion, Father by JULIA JONES
Designer, Raymond London
Script editor, Shaun MacLoughlin
The teaching about artificial birth control in the recent Papal Encyclical on marriage has resulted in a furore not only within the Roman Catholic Church. Tonight's play illustrates this controversy in human terms and also from the woman's point of view. The Kellys have several children, and another is on the way. Edna Kelly, the mother and a convert, has been advised by her doctor that for health reasons she should have an abortion. But as a Catholic, and a woman, such an action seems unthinkable to her.


Unknown: Julia Jones
Unknown: Walter Fitzgerald
Unknown: Valerie White
Unknown: Margery Mason
Unknown: Alan Lake
Editor: Shaun MacLoughlin
Directed By: Geoffrey Nethercott
Unknown: Edna Kelly
Fr Curran: Walter Fitzgerald
Madge: Margery Mason
Florence: Valerie White
Arthur: P G Stephens
Fr James: Geoffrey Whitehead
Gitbert: Alan Lake
Edna: Jean Marsh
Sheila: Geraldine Sherman
Peg: Amy Mitchell

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