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A Romance for Broadcasting by David Yates Mason
Music by Geoffrey Wright
' Every little girl has a little dream
That she hopes will soon come true; Every little girl has a little scheme
Of the things she means to do.'
The cast Lucy Langton, their elder daughter Patty Langton, their younger daughter Orchestrations by Gerrard Williams
Orchestra under the direction of Harry Bidgood
Production by William MacLurg
(Empire Programme)
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Broadcasting By: David Yates Mason
Music By: Geoffrey Wright
Unknown: Gerrard Williams
Ernest Langton: J B Rowe
Charlotte Langton: Mary O'Farrell
As a child: Muriel Pavlow
As a girl: Janet Lind
As an old lady: Fanny Wright
As a child: Maureen Glynn
As a girl: Helen Crearer
James Rushbrook: Gerard Tyrrell
Charles Heywood: Bernard Clifton
Jane Lovejoy: Catherine Nangle
Agatha Oldwater: Gwen Lewis
Ellen Whelk, the Langtons' house keeper: Ann Stephenson
Sarah, the under-housemaid: Patricia Hayes
Maisie: Ann Stephenson
Mr. Trout, Manager of the Frivolity: Music Hall Alec McGill
Rosie Rumble appearing at the Frivolity: Gwen Lewis
Harry Halfpint appearing at the Frivolity: Alec McGill
Chairman: J B Rowe
Patty, the younger: Janet Lind

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