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Afternoon Theatre: Blithe Spirit

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Blithe Spirit: an improbable farce by Noel Coward, adapted for radio by Norman Wright

with Dulcie Gray and Michael Denison

The play hilariously exploits the Eternal Triangle in a double sense - Charles Condomine lives in wedded bliss with his wife. Ruth, until his former wife, Elvira, returns to haunt them!

Contributors

Written by: Noel Coward
Adapted by: Norman Wright
Producer: Norman Wright
Elvira: Dulcie Gray
Charles: Michael Denison
Ruth: Gudrun Ure
Madame Arcati: Sylvia Coleridge
Dr Bradman: Peter Pratt
Mrs Bradman: Joan Matheson
Edith, the maid: Olwen Griffiths

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Afternoon Theatre: Blithe Spirit

BBC Radio 4 FM, 15 April 1974 15.05






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