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Sunday Play: Easy Virtue


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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.
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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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Sunday Play: Easy Virtue

BBC Radio 3, 26 December 1999 19.30

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