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The Tortoise and the Hare

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We have produced a Style Guide to help editors follow a standard format when editing a listing. If you are unsure how best to edit this programme please take a moment to read it.
by ELIZABETH JENKINS dramatised in three parts by HALLAM TENNYSON (1)
Imogen appears to have the world on her side. She is young and beautiful; her husband successful and wealthy.
Although he too often finds fault with her, and her son pays her scant attention, surely it is inconceivable that her marriage should be threatened by a dowdy spinster of 50? Narrator ISABEL DEAN
Directed by CAROLINE RAPHAEL Stereo
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Contributors

Unknown: Elizabeth Jenkins
Narrator: Isabel Dean
Directed By: Caroline Raphael
Imogen Gresham: Maureen O'Brien
Evelyn Gresham: Charles Kay
Blanche Silcox: Gwen Watford
Cecil Stonor: Joanna McCallum
Paul Nugent: Edward de Souza
Gavin Gresham: Danny Kodicek
Mrs Malpas: Sheila Grant
Primrose Nugent: Susie Brann
Corinne Leeper: Avril Clark
Tim Leeper: Jonny Lee Miller
Marcia Plender: Pauline Letts
Sir Joshua: Gordon Reid

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The Tortoise and the Hare

BBC Radio 4 FM, 15 August 1986 15.00






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