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Footlight Fairies


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Theatre critic Susannah Clapp tells the story of Millicent Fawcett , the reformer who campaigned to remove children from the 19th-century stage, and investigates the Victorian obsession with the juveniles who played everything from fairies to Lewis Carroll 's oyster ghosts. Featuring Siobhan Redmond as Millicent Fawcett. With dramatisations by Philip Glassborow.
Producer Philippa Ritchie


Unknown: Susannah Clapp
Unknown: Millicent Fawcett
Unknown: Lewis Carroll
Unknown: Siobhan Redmond
Unknown: Millicent Fawcett.
Unknown: Philip Glassborow.
Producer: Philippa Ritchie
Millicent: Siobhan Redmond
Rose: Annabel Barnston
Mrs Bear: Maggie Bourgeln
The Houses of Parliament: Jon Glover

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