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MUSICAL COMEDY

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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.
THE WIRELESS ORCHESTRA, conducted by JOHN ANSELL A Lyrical Fairy-Lepond in One Act by BETTY
GILLINGTON
Founded on the old Norse Rune of ' Proud
Margaret'
TN the heart of wild Dartmoor, a little cottage was built in a twilight hollow, the glow of the furze-fire on its hearth visible through the open door. A pot hung simmering over the blaze, an old woman tending it. But her eyes wandered anxiously to the slim figure of her daughter, proud Margaret, who stood by the door gazing absently out into the mystery of the darkling hills.

Contributors

Conducted By: John Ansell
Characters : The Narrator: Joan Rogers
Proud Margaret: Gwen Ffrangcon Davies
Her Mother: Gladys Palmer
The Heather-King: Topliss Green
The Minstrel: Heddle Nash

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