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Diana Maddox James McKechnie and Harcourt Williams in 'THE HOSTAGE'

Synopsis

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('L'Otage')
A drama by Paul Claudel
Translated and adapted for broadcasting' by Edward Sackville-West
Production by Raymond Raikes
Incidental music composed and conducted by John Hotchkis
The action of the play begins in an old Cistercian abbey in a remote part of France in the year 1812

Contributors

Unknown: Paul Claudel
Production By: Raymond Raikes
Conducted By: John Hotchkis
A Quiet Voice: T St John Barry
Sygne de Coufontaine: Diana Maddox
Vicomte Georges Agénor de Coufontaine: James McKechnie
Suzanne: Hester Paton Brown
Baron Toussaint Turelure (Prefect of the Marne, later of the Seine): Francis de Wolff
The Abbé Badilon: Raf de la Torre
The Guest: Harcourt Williams
A despatch rider: Ian Sadler
Monsieur Lafleur: Michael O'Halloran
An orderly: Richard Waring






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