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by Compton Mackenzie Adapted for radio by Thea Holme with Fay Compton as the storyteller
Episode 2
Other parts played by Elizabeth London Virginia Winter
Mary Wimbush Frank Tickle and Geoffrey Bond The music composed by Norman Fulton Produced by Hugh Stewart (Michael Logan is appearing in 'Escapade' at the Strand Theatre, London)
Miss Phyllida Courteen , accompanying her mamma on a visit to the famous inland spa, Curtain Wells, is conducting a secret love affair with a mysterious gentleman whom she knows by the name of Amor. Under this romantic tide
Mr. Francis Vernon , a penniless adventurer from London, is hidin.g his identity.
Meanwhile, unknown to Vernon,
Mr. Charles Lovely , a young poet, has fallen romantically in love with Miss Courteen after a chance encounter, and determines to seek an introduction through the great Beau Ripple, famous dandy and un-crowned king of Curtain Wells. The Beau holds a favourable opinion of Mr. Lovely 's elegance and wit and is even considering him as a possible successor to his own aus'tere portion; he is not inclined, therefore, to encourage romantic attachments.


Unknown: Compton MacKenzie
Unknown: Thea Holme
Unknown: Fay Compton
Played By: Elizabeth London
Played By: Virginia Winter
Unknown: Mary Wimbush
Unknown: Frank Tickle
Unknown: Geoffrey Bond
Composed By: Norman Fulton
Produced By: Hugh Stewart
Produced By: Michael Logan
Unknown: Miss Phyllida Courteen
Unknown: Mr. Francis Vernon
Unknown: Mr. Charles Lovely
Miss Phyllida Courteen: Beryl Calder
Mrs Courteen: Betty Warren
Charles Lovely: Peter Coke
Francis Vernon: Anthony Jacobs
Beau Ripple: Wilfred Fletcher
Mr Justice Moon: Michael Logan
Major Constant ine Tarry: Edward Lexy
Anthony Clare: Norman Claridge
Peter Wingfield: Alan Reid
Lieut Blewforth: Arthur Lawrence
Tom Chalkley: Richard Waring
Sukey Morton: Ella Milne
Farmer Hogbin: Norman Mitchell

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