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The Skin Game


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A Play of the Month presentation with In an English countryside still recovering from the traumas of the Great War, Hillcrist the local squire finds he has to use methods distasteful to him in his personal war with Hornblower, a self-made industrialist.
First produced in 1920, The Skin Game was Galsworthy's earliest dramatic success.
Designer MICHAEL YOUNG Producer CEDRIC MESSINA Director WILLIAM SLATER Top of the class: page 4


Unknown: John Galsworthy
Unknown: John Bloomfield
Unknown: Dawn Alcock
Designer: Michael Young
Producer: Cedric Messina
Director: William Slater
Hillcrist: Paul Rogers
Amy Hillcrist: Barbara Jefford
Hornblower: Bernard Lee
Chloe: Judy Geeson
Dawker: John Collin
Jill: Kate Nicholls
Rolf: Simon MacCorkindale
Charles: Norman Eshley
Fellows: James Beattie
Mr Jackman: Alan Foss
Mrs Jackman: Sheila Beckett
Auctioneer: David Garfield
Solicitor: John Lincoln Wright
First stranger: Edward Evans
Second stranger: Michael Stanley

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