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Afternoon Theatre


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Piracy freely dramatised by WILLIAM FOX from the novel by MICHAEL ARLEN
In the aftermath of the 1914-18 war. certain privileged, aristocratic 1 bright young things ' moved in a leisurely way between the London town house, the seat in the country, the place in Scotland and the villa on the Riviera. Virginia, wife of Lord Tarlyon, was of that company; Ivor Marlay , a well-connected author, wounded in the war, was just a hanger-on - and the reason was Virginia.
Directed by JOHN TYDEMAN


Dramatised By: William Fox
Novel By: Michael Arlen
Unknown: Ivor Marlay
Directed By: John Tydeman
Virginia: Lisa Harrow
Ivor Marlay: Gary Bond
George Tarlyon: John Rye
LoiS: Jane Knowles
Hugo Cypress: Gordon Reid
Ann Chester: Jenny Lee
Turner: John Livesey

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