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Saturday-Night Theatre


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The Venus of Konpara by JOHN MASTERS dramatised by NORMAN PAINTING with Liane Aukin as Rukmini
' ... within seven days of my coming to my lord Mohan, we two. with four others, were called by destiny to search for an ancient statue, and in so doing to learn the truth about our deepest selves ... '
Ian Richardson as Kendrick Peter Dyneley as Smith and Sam Dastor as Mohan
With HUGH WARD and DEV SAGOO Producer ANTHONY CORNISH (from Birmingham)
(Ian Richardson is a member of the Royal Shakespeare Co)


Unknown: John Masters
Dramatised By: Norman Painting
Unknown: Liane Aukin
Unknown: Ian Richardson
Unknown: Kendrick Peter Dyneley
Unknown: Sam Dastor
Unknown: Hugh Ward
Unknown: Dev Sagoo
Producer: Anthony Cornish
Unknown: Ian Richardson
MARIGOLD SHARMAN: Barbara Kendrick
Foster: Graham Weston
Huttoo Lall: Renu Setna

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