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Richard Todd and Glynis Johns in 'THE SWORD AND THE ROSE


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A serial in five episodes written for broadcasting and based on scenes and music from the sound-track of the new Walt Disney British film
2—'The King's Command '
Written for broadcasting by Gordon Gow
Produced by Thurstan Holland


Broadcasting By: Gordon Gow
Produced By: Thurstan Holland
Charles Brandon: Richard Todd
Mary Tudor: Glynis Johns
Henry VIII: James Robertson Justice
Sir Edwin Caskoden: Peter Copley
Lady Margaret Bolingbroke: Jane Barrett
The Duke of Buckingham: Michael Gough
de Longuevllle, the French Ambassa dor: Fernand Fabre
Cardinal Wolsey: D A Clarke-Smith

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Richard Todd and Glynis Johns in 'THE SWORD AND THE ROSE

Light Programme, 1 September 1953 18.15

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