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Afternoon Theatre

on BBC Radio 4 FM

Androcles and the Lion by BERNARD SHAW
A shortened version for radio by PEGGY WELLS with Leslie French as Androcles, a tailor
Directed by ARCHIE CAMPBELL (First broadcast in 1967)


Bernard Shaw
Peggy Wells
Leslie French
Directed By:
Archie Campbell
Megaera his wife:
Pauline Letts
Anthony Baird
Michael Harbour
Lavinia, a Christian prisoner:
Alexa Romanes
Young courtiers:Lentulus:
Lentulus Peter Bartlett
Young courtiers:Metellus:
John Atterbury
Christian prisoners:Ferrovius:
Robert Cawdron
Christian prisoners:SpinthO:
John Baker
Editor of the Gladiators:
William Kendrick
Heron Carvic
John Graham
Geoffrey Wincott

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