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Single Tickets
A play for radio by Colin SHAW
Will a hurried journey and a single ticket offer Edna Mayling the way of escape from the problems of her married life?
Produced by Eileen Cullen


Unknown: Colin Shaw
Unknown: Edna Mayling
Produced By: Eileen Cullen
Edna Mayling: June Tobin
Harry Mayling: Haydn Jones
Peggy Mayding: Jill Raymond
Mrs Kay: Kathleen Heime
Mrs Price: Betty Lloyd-Davies
Dick: Keith Williams
Jim: Derek Blomneld
Mrs Varney: Mary O'Farrell
Mrs Lewis: Janet Burnell
Grace Dowler: Margaret Gordon
Mr Maddison: Godfrey Kenton
Mr Faulkner: Wilfred Babbage
Booking Clerk: Kenneth Dight

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This site contains the BBC listings information which the BBC printed in Radio Times between 1923 and 2009. You can search the site for BBC programmes, people, dates and Radio Times editions.

We hope it helps you find information about that long forgotten BBC programme, research a particular person or browse your own involvement with the BBC.

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