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Afternoon Theatre


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PelerClaughton, Carleton Hobbs John Sharp and Betty Hardy in A Breath of Fresh Air
A play about childhood during the First World War: based on his own novel by F. c. BALL
Musical direction JOHN BECKETT Producer DAVID THOMSON


Unknown: Carleton Hobbs
Unknown: John Sharp
Unknown: Betty Hardy
Novel By: F. C. Ball
Unknown: John Beckett
Producer: David Thomson
Narrator: Carleton Hobbs
Grandad: John Sharp
Granny: Hilda Fenemofe
Father: Peter Claughton
Mother: Betty Hardy
Old gal: Miriam Margolyes
The boy: Patricia Hayes
The girl: Cécile Chevreau
The boy's sweetheart: Martina Mayne
Her sister: Marise Hepworth
Wishfort: Edward Burnham
Uncle Cyril: Trader Faulkner
Compère: Leigh Crutchley
Mr Fish: Eric Francis
Headmaster: Eric Phillips
Housemaid: Anna Wing

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