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Christmas at the Wells


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The Silver King
The classic melodrama by Henry Arthur Jones.
John Duttine plays Wilfred Denver , brought to his ruin by drinking and gambling, and Frances Barber plays his devoted wife Nelly.
Music Trevor Allan.
Adapted and directed by Adrian Bean Stereo (The Schoolmistress: tomorrow at 2.00pm)


Unknown: Henry Arthur Jones.
Unknown: John Duttine
Unknown: Wilfred Denver
Unknown: Frances Barber
Music: Trevor Allan.
Directed By: Adrian Bean
Jaikes, their servant: Frank Middlemass
Skinner, a burglar,: Peter Jeffrey
Geoffrey Ware: Nigel Anthony
Baxter, a detective: Ian Hogg
Corkett, Ware'sclerk: Jonathan Moore
Eliah Coombe a fence: John Hollis
Cripps, a safecracker: Brian Miller
Tubbs/Gaffer Pottle: Norman Jones
MrsLeaker/Mrs Gammage: Ann Windsor
Tabitha Durden: Irene Sutcliffe
Susy, a barmaid: Adjoa Andoh
Olive Skinner: Auriol Smith
Cissy/Ned: Jane Whittenshaw
Selwyn/Teddy/Newsboy: Matthew Sim
Mr Parkyn: John Church
Brownson/Servant: Nigel Carrington
Bilcher/Inspector/Cabby: Peter Penry-Jones
Binks/Second detective: Fraser Kerr

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