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A Town Like Alice by Nevil Shute adapted for radio by Stephen Grenfell with Virginia Maskell Carleton Hobbs and Bruce Stewart
Other parts played by members of the cast Produced by BETTY DAVIES


Unknown: Nevil Shute
Unknown: Stephen Grenfell
Unknown: Virginia Maskell
Unknown: Carleton Hobbs
Unknown: Bruce Stewart
Produced By: Betty Davies
Jean Paget: Virginia Maskell
Noel Strachan: Carleton Hobbs
Joe Harman: Bruce Stewart
Priscilla Horsefall: Moira Mannion
Lester Robinson: Timothy West
Captain Yoniata: John A Tinn
Bill Holland: Michael Spice
Eileen Holland: Dorit Welles
Anne Fletcher: Hilda Kriseman
Esme: Jo Manning Wilson
Mollie Harrison: Elizabeth Morgan
Mary Johnson: Margaret Wolfit
Julia Collard: Mary O'Farrell
Lizzie Frith: Shirley Cooklin
Captain Sugamo: Kristorher Kum
Sergeant Hogiata: Anthony Hall
Suleiman: John Ruddock
Stuart Hopkinson: John Baddeley
Mrs Driver: Vivienne Chatterton
Pilot: Andrew Sachs
Jetf: George Hagan
Sam: Malcolm Hayes
Al: Frank Partington

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We hope it helps you find information about that long forgotten BBC programme, research a particular person or browse your own involvement with the BBC.

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