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AFTERNOON THEATRE

Synopsis

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Unwieldy Elephant
A new comedy by John Graham with Lockwood West as Gilbert Winblow
Gilbert Winblow , a schoolmaster, is sent off on holiday by his headmaster who feels that he is in need of a rest-cure. At the outset of his journey, Winblow's wallet and briefcase are stolen, and from there on his ' rest-cure ' becomes a nightmare of frustration.
Cast in order of speaking:
Other parts played by: Dorit Welles
Michael Deacon Andrew Irvine and Jonathan Scott
Produced by AUDREY CAMERON

Contributors

Comedy By: John Graham
Unknown: Lockwood West
Unknown: Gilbert Winblow
Unknown: Gilbert Winblow
Played By: Dorit Welles
Played By: Michael Deacon
Unknown: Andrew Irvine
Unknown: Jonathan Scott
Produced By: Audrey Cameron
Gilbert Winblow: Lockwood West
Flannery: John Graham
First woman in train: Janet Burnell
Second woman in train: Mary O'Farrell
Stag Spangler: Malcolm Hayes
Sid: Michael Deacon
Ethel: Elizabeth Morgan
Miss Chancellor: Mary O'Farrell
Old porter: Anthony Viccars
Helpful lady: Sheila Grant
Fred: Frank Partington
Lorry driver: Malcolm Hayes
Barmaid: Margaret Wolfit
Adrian: David March
Timekeeper: Rolf Lefebvre
Vicar: John Graham
Policeman: Anthony Viccars
Z K: David March
Director: Anthony Hall






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