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A conversation-piece by Evelyn Waugh
Script and production by MICHAEL BAKEWELL with Ralph Michael
' These BBC people have made themselves a great nuisance to me. I spend most of my days and nights carrying on conversations with people I never see.' with Anne Dalliance , Ian Keill Patricia Leventon Martina Mayne
Dudy Nimmo , John Webster and members of the BBC Drama Repertory Company
Fourth broadcast: originally broadcast on June 7. 1960


Unknown: Evelyn Waugh
Production By: Michael Bakewell
Unknown: Ralph Michael
Unknown: Anne Dalliance
Unknown: Ian Keill
Unknown: Patricia Leventon
Unknown: Martina Mayne
Unknown: Dudy Nimmo
Unknown: John Webster
Angel: Aubrey Woods
Gilbert Pinfold: Ralph Michael
Mrs Pinfold: Cécile Chevreau
Drake: Wilfrid Grantham
Graves Upton: Norman Claridge
Clergyman: Douglas Storm
Glover: Denys Hawthorne
Captain Steerforth: John Dearth
Mrs Scarfield: Eva Stuart
Mrs Bjornstrand: Diana Olsson
Number One: Malcolm Hayes
' Goneril: Sheila Brennan
The General: Norman Shelley
Military Gentleman: Wilfred Babbage
Clutton Cornforth: Derek Birch
Fosker: Charles Hodgson
Margaret: Janette Richer
The General's Wife: Mary O'Farrell
Murdoch: Charles Simon

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Network Three, 17 August 1967 20.10

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