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Three Hours after Marriage;

Synopsis

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A satirical farce by JOHN GAY ALEXANDER POPE and JOHN ARBUTHNOT , adapted for radio by VINCENT MCINERNEY
London 1717. The elderly
Dr Fossile marries the young Susanna Townley in order to beget an heir. And so his problems begin.
Other parts FRANCIS MiDDLEDrrcH and STEPHEN RASHBROOK
Directed by GLYN DEARMAN (R)

Contributors

Unknown: John Gay
Unknown: John Arbuthnot
Unknown: Vincent McInerney
Unknown: Francis Middledrrch
Unknown: Stephen Rashbrook
Directed By: Glyn Dearman
as Dr Fossile with: Maurice Denham
as Phoebe Clinkett: Patricia Routledge
Plotwell: Nickolas Grace
Underplot: Mike Gwilym
Sir Tremendous: Charles Gray
Harcourt: John Moffatt
Dr Possum: Bernard Hepton
Dr Nautilus: Robert Eddison
and as Susanna Townley: Jenny Funnell
Thomas: David Learner
Seaman: Gordon Reid
Prue: Elaine Claxton
Ptisan: Ronald Herdman

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Three Hours after Marriage;

BBC Radio 3, 1 September 1987 21.40






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