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Sunday Play: Easy Virtue

on BBC Radio 3

By Noël Coward. Maria Aitken's adaptation for radio opens Radio 3's Coward Centenary season. Larita is a beautiful woman with a past, who has recently married John Whittaker, the eldest son of an upper-middle-class family. Her arrival among his family provokes a clash with their sense of propriety, but she fends off their attacks with wit and charm until she loses control, and with it, her husband.
See also tomorrow 7.30pm

Contributors

Director:
Maria Aitken
Charles Burleigh:
Anton Lesser
Philip Border:
Rupert Penry-Jones
Hugh Petworth:
Jack Davenport
The girl at the party:
Ruth Silliers
Mrs Whittaker:
Anna Massey
Marion:
Victoria Hamilton
Colonel Whittaker:
Michael Elwyn
Hilda:
Elisabeth Dermot-Walsh
Furber:
Jimmy Gardner
John:
Julian Rhind-Tutt
Larita:
Lia Williams
Sarah Hurst:
Geraldine Alexander

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