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Toothless in Dixieland by PAUL LINCOLN
Leaving the town band to play with a jazz group makes Elwyn Richards , a Welsh miner, Rugby player, and trumpeter, unpopular. Damaged in a Rugby match, he almost loses his chances in a Dixieland competition.
3.30 app.
Back to the Roots by HENRY WILLIAMS
David, a young Welshman, caught in the rat race of the commercial world, has an opportunity of returning to his native country, Wales. Will he make the most of the opportunity?
Both plays produced by Herbert Davies s


Unknown: Paul Lincoln
Unknown: Elwyn Richards
Unknown: Henry Williams
Produced By: Herbert Davies
Ernie: E. J Baldock
Sam Morris: Leuan Rhys Williams
Cled Watkins: Dillwyn Owen
Len Evans: John Darran
Tom Protheroe: Dewi Williams
Elwyn Richards: Wyn Thomaa
Cohen: Leonard Mayo
Paddy Ryan: E J Baldock
Ebenezer Jenkins: Prysor Williams
Margaret: Margaret John
Mrs Richards: Lorna Davies
Daniel: D L Davies
M C: Dillwyn Owen
David: John Darran
Simpson: Ivor Maddox
Ratcliffe: E J Baldock
Merrick: Leonard Mayo
Gwilym: Ronnie Williams
Anne: Branwen Lorwerth
Mrs Clarke: Vera McGregor

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