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In the Shadow


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A play for Broadcasting by HORTON GIDDY
The main action of the play takes place on board a British Destroyer, which is lying at anchor in a tropical bay where, except for native fishing craft, the only other vessel is a foreign cruiser. It is an hour before sunset when the play opens.
The Voices heard are
Also Newsboys, Restaurant Customers, Street Criers, Travellers by Train etc., etc.;
The Production by PETER CRESWELL This play was broadcast in the National programme last night


Broadcasting By: Horton Giddy
Production By: Peter Creswell
An Announcer: Lindsay Baxter
An Admiralty Telephonist: Richard Hurndall
A Quartermaster: Alec Finter-
The First Lieutenant: Walter Horsbrugh
Sub-Lieutenant: Noel Dryden
A Gunner: J Adrian Byrne
A Sailor: Edwin Ellis
A Signalman: Percy Goodyer
A Petty Officer: William Russell

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