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A Night at the Hardcastles


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by Giles Playfair.
A modern version of Goldsmith's 'She Stoops to Conquer'.


Author: Giles Playfair
Based on a play by: Oliver Goldsmith
Production: Desmond Davis
Mr Hardcastle: Morris Harvey
Mrs Hardcastle: Renee de Vaux
Tony Lumpkin: James Hayter
Landlord of inn: Harvey Braban
Miss Hardcastle: Celia Johnson
Miss Neville: Nancy O'Neil
Young Marlow: Eric Portman
Hastings: Denys Blakelock
Maid: Barbara Nixon
Sir Charles Marlow: Harvey Braban
Servant: Newton Blick
Servant: Lionel Dixon
Servant: Christopher Steele
Yokel: F. Gee
Yokel: A. Marten
Yokel: J. May
Yokel: F. Pringle

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A Night at the Hardcastles

BBC Television, 24 April 1939 15.00

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