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Midweek Theatre


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Mrs Farbman by HUGH WALPOLE dramatised by JOHN ASHE with Alethea Charlton Mrs Farbman
A 1920s version of Women's Lib?
MRS FARBMAN: For years I've been calling myself a modern woman. There's another side to the modern woman question. We go in for men s work. men's lives, men's ways of thought, and then we have to cling on. like the drowning to an overcrowded raft.... There's room for a few of us, but not for many ...


Unknown: Hugh Walpole
Dramatised By: John Ashe
Unknown: Alethea Charlton
Unknown: Mrs Farbman
Producer: Shaun MacLoughlin
Johnson: Sam Dastor
Chippet: David Timson
Mrs Fleming: Diana Olsson
Lestock Fleming: Gerald Cross
Duhamel: Nigel Graham

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