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The Afternoon Play: The Primates


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A verse play and satire by Mark Beeson.
Monkhurst, a chauvinist primatologist, learns a thing or two from a couple of forthright feminists and some wise beasts of the jungle, including an eagle, a leopard and numerous monkeys.


Writer: Mark Beeson
Monkey: Peter Acre
Monkey: Moir Leslie
Monkey: Brian Smith
Monkey: Robin Summers
Monkey: Melinda Walker
Monkey: John Webb
Music composer: Ilona Sekacz
Director: Richard Wortley
Monkhurst: Brett Usher
Charlotte: Maggie McCarthy
Anita: Jane Wenham
the Leopard: William Hope
Hawk eagle: Colin Starkey
Vervet: Mark Straker
Solly: Steve Hodson
Desmond/Elephant: William Eedle
Baboon: Brian Smith
Pamela: Moir Leslie
Barbara: Melinda Walker
Sally: Ellen McIntosh

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The Afternoon Play: The Primates

BBC Radio 4 FM, 29 June 1985 14.00

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