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Sir BARRY JACKSON presents THE BIRMINGHAM REPERTORY THEATRE COMPANY

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(By arrangement uith Emile Littler ) in Two One-Act Plays
' SIR HERBERT IS DEEPLY
TOUCHED'
A Comedy in One Act by H. C. G. STEVENS
Scene : The Private' Sitting-room in a West-end Theatre, of Sir Herbert, most distinguished of Actors, at the end of a Matinee
'ON DARTMOOR'
A Comedy in One Act by NEIL GRANT
Scene: A Room in a Bungalow on Dartmoor, late at night
Both plays produced by HERBERT M. PRENTICE
Relayed from
The Repertory Theatre, Birmingham
THE FIRST of these two plays, from the studio at the Birmingham Repertory Theatre, is by a very well-known London journalist: H. C. G. Stevens- whom Fleet Street has named ' Inky ' Stevens. It is a skit on the old type of actor - manager ; the kind who was the subject of the novel ' Enter Sir John '. The second play is by Neil Grant , the author of Petticoat Influence, which had a successful run at the St. Martin's. In On Dartmoor a convict--and later two warders-visit a bungalow not far from the famous prison. The comedy lies in the reaction of the lady of the house to the convict and his plight.

Contributors

Unknown: Emile Littler
Produced By: Herbert M. Prentice
Unknown: Neil Grant
Parker: Vernon Harris
Sir Herbert: Hugh Miller
A Young Man: Charles Victor
Muriel Armstrong: Elspeth Duxbury
Leonora Astley: Vivienne Bennett
Bill Syme: Hugh Miller
Albert Read: Charles Victor
Fred Lee: Vernon Harris

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Sir BARRY JACKSON presents THE BIRMINGHAM REPERTORY THEATRE COMPANY

Regional Programme Midland, 16 February 1934 18.30






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