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Edric Connor and Gordon Heath with Elisabeth Wetch in 'CRY, THE BELOVED COUNTRY'


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by Alan Paton
Dramatised for radio by Oliver Marlow Wilkinson
Produced by John Gibson
Scene: South Africa in the year 1946
(The recorded broadcast of Oct. 22)


Unknown: Alan Paton
Unknown: Oliver Marlow Wilkinson
Produced By: John Gibson
Stephen Kumalo: Edric Connor
Stephen Kumalo's wife: Golda Casimir
Msimangu: Gordon Heath
Gertrude: Elisabeth Welch
John Kumalo: Roy Coverley
Reformatory Officer: Michael Turner
Absalom: Noel Vaz
Absalom's girl: Sylvia Overman
Harrison: Peter Howell
Jarvis: Ivan Samson
Mrs Jarvis: Catherine Salkeld
Prosecuting Counsel: Gordon Davies
Judge: Martin Lewis

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Edric Connor and Gordon Heath with Elisabeth Wetch in 'CRY, THE BELOVED COUNTRY'

BBC Home Service Basic, 2 August 1956 15.00

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