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Playwrights of the North—I


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The Station
A Drama in Three
Mary Richardson (a reporter) HYLDA METCALF
Time : February, 1920.
Act 1. Scene 1.
The Drawing-room at Tree-top House, Oldham.
Scene 2.
The same-some hours later.
Act II. Scene 1.
The same-5.0 p.m. next day.
Scene 2.
The same-some hours later.
Act III. Scene 1.
The Manager's Office at the Firefly Mill—three - months later, morning.
Scene 2.
The same—afternoon.
Scene 3.
Drawing-room at Treetop House, a few hours later


Unknown: James Lansdale
Unknown: Mary Richardson
Reporter: Hylda Metcalf
Helen Shaw (Roger's: Kathleen Fair
Roger Shaw (her: D. E. Ormerod
Daniel Phipps (col lector of fiddles and prints: F. A. Nichols
Nancy Shaw (Roger's second wife): Margaret Halstan
James Shaw (Roger'sson: H. R. Williams
Dick Webb .: Charles Nesbitt
Alice Hardcastle (an old school friend of Roger's): Lucia Rogers
Sarah (housekeeper at Treetop House): Berenice Melford
Peter O'Grady (Helen's fiancé): W E Dickman
Sir Raglan Mortimer (a financier): George Bernard Smith
Ned Robinson (manager of the Firefly Mill): J. Edward Roberts

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