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The second act of the play by Jean Giraudoux
Adapted by Maurice Valoney
Recorded at the Aldwych Theatre, London.
[Starring] Leslie Caron, Richard Johnson, Gwen Ffrangcon-Davies and the London Company of the Royal Shakespeare Theatre
The play directed by Peter Hall who introduces the programme.


Author: Jean Giraudoux
Adapted by: Maurice Valoney
Settings/Costumes: Tanya Moiseiwitsch
Director/Presenter: Peter Hall
Presented for television by: John Vernon
Ondine: Leslie Caron
Hans: Richard Johnson
Queen Isolde: Gwen Ffrangcon-Davies
The Lord Chamberlain: Eric Porter
The King of Ondines: Derek Godfrey
Auguste, a fisherman: Patrick Allen
Bertha: Sian Phillips
The Superintendent of the theatres: Donald Layne-Smith
The King: James Bree
[Actor]: Ian Holm
[Actress]: Mavis Edwards
[Actress]: Patsy Byrne
[Actor]: Peter Jeffrey
[Actor]: Roy Dotrice
[Actor]: P.G. Stephens
[Actor]: Clive Swift
[Actor]: John Cater
[Actor]: David Sumner
[Actress]: Diana Rigg
[Actress]: Silvia Beamish
[Actor]: Alfred Hallett
[Actress]: Wendy Gifford
[Actress]: Meg Ritchie
[Actress]: Yvonne Bonnamy

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