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Margaret Ward Michael Gwynn and Phyllis Neilson-Terry in 'COLOMBE'


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by Jean Anouilh
English version by Denis Cannan
Adapted for broadcasting and produced by Wilfrid Grantham
Cast in order of speaking:
Other parts played by Heron Carvic and Anthony Creighton
Scene: Paris in the year 1900
* Colombe is about the theatre. Or, more accurately, its background is the theatre. As to what it is about, it will be no surprise to anyone that M. Anouilh is again going on about the transience of love, a theme which has obsessed him profitably, on and off, throughout his career as a dramatist ... *


Unknown: Jean Anouilh
Unknown: Denis Cannan
Produced By: Wilfrid Grantham
Played By: Heron Carvic
Played By: Anthony Creighton
Julien: Michael Gwynn
Colombe: Margaret Ward
Madame Georges: Gladys Spencer
Madame Alexandra: Phyllis Neilson-Terry
Surette: Denys Blakelock
Paul: Desmond Carrington
Desfournettes: Peter Bennett
Emile Robinet: Robert Farquharson
Lagarde: Norman Chidgey

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Margaret Ward Michael Gwynn and Phyllis Neilson-Terry in 'COLOMBE'

Third Programme, 21 June 1953 18.45

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