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'The Promised One'
A Nativity play by Benedict Ellis with music specially composed by C. Armstrong Gibbs
Other parts played by: Dorothy Smith , Eric Anderson and Sheila Moloney
Sidonie Goossens (harp)
The MacGibbon String Quartet
Choir of the Loughton High School for Girls
Production by May Jenkin


Play By: Benedict Ellis
Played By: Dorothy Smith
Played By: Eric Anderson
Played By: Sheila Moloney
Harp: Sidonie Goossens
Narrator: Frederick Allen
Azor: Anthony Jacobs
Eliakim: Deering Wells
Simon: Warren Hearndcn
The Archangel Gabriel: Richard Ainley
Zacharias: Martin Lewis
Elisabeth: Susan Richards
Mary: Louise Hutton
Joseph: Ivan Samson
King Herod: Felix Felton
Hillel, a Priest: Laidman Browne
First shepherd: Roger Delgado
Second shepherd: Norman Shelley
Simeon: John Richmond

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