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Lucky Jim
The novel by KINGSLEY AMIS adapted for radio by E. J. King Bull with Michael Bryant
Denys Blakelock , and June Tobin
The action takes place in and around one of our newer provincial universities.
Music arranged and conducted by Max Saunders


Novel By: Kingsley Amis
Unknown: Michael Bryant
Unknown: Denys Blakelock
Produced By: Archie Campbell
James Dixon (Lucky Jim), a University lecturer: Michael Bryant
Professor Edward Welch: Denys Blakelock
Mrs Welch: Gladys Spencer
Bertrand, their son: Peter Howell
Margaret Peel, another lecturer: June Tobin
Alfred Beesley, Jim's fellow-lodger: Anthony Viccars
Bill Atkinson, another lodger: Derek Blomfleld
Carol Goldsmith, a don's wife: Gudrun Ure
Christine Callaghan, a visitor: Christine Finn
Maconochie, a college porter: Donald McKillop
Julius Gore-Urquhart, a patron of the Arts: John Pullen
Catchpole, a friend of Margaret: Anthony Hall
The Principal: Martin Lewis
Bus conductor: Keith Buckley
Ticket collector: Donald McKillop

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