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A Holiday Coach-Tour by BILL NAUGHTON
Early every morning the lobbies of the big Continental hotels ring with the homely accents of dedicated holiday-makers from Barrow or Bermondsey as they troop off cheerfully, if sleepily, to the waiting coaches. These are the new tourists, who by now are quite familiar with Continental travel but still retain their fresh and individual brands of appreciation.
Produced by DOUGLAS CLEVERDON Originally broadcast in the Third
Programme; a shortened version


Unknown: Bill Naughton
Produced By: Douglas Cleverdon
Tom Stirrup: Harry Markham
Maggie Flitcroft: Marjorie Rhodes
Elsie Eckersley: Violet Carson
Dad Standish: Norman Partriege
Sidney Ramsden: Frank Partington
Maisie Howarth: Marion Dawson
Daisy Brown: Joyce Latham
Miss Pike: Patricia Hayes
Philip: Martin Starkie
David: Bryan Huilme
Hazel: Eva Stuart
Joyce: Nerys Hughes
Courier: John Bryning

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