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by Charles Dickens dramatised for radio in eleven parts by MOLLIE HARDWICK with Peter Claughton and Anthony Jacobs as Dickens Sissy Jupe 's father, the horse-breaker, has deserted her and the Circus, and a life of ' Facts ' with the Gradgrinds seems to be her only prospect.
2: Sleary's Circus
Produced by R. D. SMITH


Unknown: Charles Dickens
Unknown: Mollie Hardwick
Unknown: Peter Claughton
Unknown: Anthony Jacobs
Unknown: Dickens Sissy Jupe
Produced By: R. D. Smith
Mr Gradgrind: John Dearth
Childers: Henry Stamper
Mr Bounderby: Peter Clauchton
Kidderminster: Leo Maguire
Mr Sleary: Harold Kasket
Josephine Sleary: Mary Chester
Sissy Jupe: Elizabeth Morgan
Emma: Margaret Ford
Mrs Sparsit: Gladys Spencer
Perkins: Mary MacLeod
Louisa Gradgrind: Eva Haddon
Tom Gradgrind: Nigel Anthony

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