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The Gentle Falcon: 3: Richard's Queen
A serial in seven parts.
Adapted for television by Hilda Lewis from her book of the same name.
The action takes place at Calais, Dover, and in Windsor.
Time: 1395-1399

Soldiers on Show
A visit to the arena of the Northern Command Tattoo to see demonstrations by engineers and apprentices, and some items selected from the programme of the Tattoo.
From Roundhay Park, Leeds


Adapter/author (The Gentle Falcon): Hilda Lewis
Producer (The Gentle Falcon): Dorothea Brooking
Designer (The Gentle Falcon): Eileen Diss
Isabella, grown up: Glen Alyn
Queen Isobelle: Christine Edmonds
Queen Isabeau of France: Selma Vaz Dias
King Charles VI of France: Anthony Woodruff
King Richard II: Dennis Edwards
Isabella, a girl: Victoria Nolan
Gilles Cobham: Patrick Horgan
First Servant: Ernest Borrow
Second Servant: Don Tasker
Madame de Coucy: Margaret Gordon
Other parts played by: Peter Augustine
Other parts played by: Fiona Cunninghame
Other parts played by: Frederick Murphy
Other parts played by: James Raglan
Other parts played by: John Marshall
Other parts played by: Virginia Shipton
Other parts played by: Joseph Wise
Commentator (Soldiers on Show): Derek Burrell-Davis
Presented by (Soldiers on Show): William Cave

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Children's Television

BBC Television, 29 June 1954 17.00

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