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Children's Hour

Synopsis

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For Older Children
Timothy Bateson in 'Great Expectations' by Charles Dickens
Adapted as a serial play in seven parts by H. Oldfield Box
1: 'In which Pip has a Memorable Christmas'
Production by Josephine Plummer
(Patience Collier is appearing in 'Nude with Violin' at the Globe Theatre, London)
H. Oldfield Box writes on page 21

Contributors

Author: Charles Dickens
Adapted by: H. Oldfield Box
Production: Josephine Plummer
Pip,a Man: Timothy Bateson
Pip as a boy: Jean England
Convict: John Sharp
Joe Gargery: Preston Lockwood
Mrs Joe Gargery: Patience Collier
Uncle Pumblechook: Oliver Burt
Mr Wopsle: Alexander Archdale
Sergeant: Jonathan Field
Second Convict: Alan Reid

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