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The Afternoon Play


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The Green Isle of the Great Deep
A phantasy in two parts by JOHN KEIR CROSS from the novel by neil M. GUNN with Gwyneth Guthrie Alex Mackenzie and Duncan Mclntyre Parti
Producer STEWART CONN BBC Scotland
(First broadcast in 1966)


Unknown: John Keir Cross
Novel By: Neil M. Gunn
Unknown: Gwyneth Guthrie
Unknown: Alex MacKenzie
Unknown: Duncan McLntyre
Producer: Stewart Conn
Presenter: Duncan McIntyre
Young Art: Gwyneth Guthrie
Old Hector: Alex MacKenzie
Agnes: Sheila Latimer
Tom: Paul Young
Morag/Mavis: Mary Riggins
Willie: Ian Gilmour
DoUgal: James Crampsey
Coastwatcher: Bryden Murdoch
Robert: Henry Stamper
Mary: Effie Morrison
Merk: Bryden Murdoch
Axle: Alex McAvoy

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This site contains the BBC listings information which the BBC printed in Radio Times between 1923 and 2009. You can search the site for BBC programmes, people, dates and Radio Times editions.

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