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The Birmingham Repertory
(under the direction of Herbert M. Prentice ) in ' TOBIAS AND THE ANGEL'
A Comedy in Three Acts by James Bridie
Adapted for broadcasting by Gordon Gildard
The characters in the play
Tobit, a poor Jew Tobias , his son
The Archangel Raphael Anna , Tobit's wife Raguel, a rich Jew Sara , his daughter Asmoday, a demon A Bandit
The action of the play passes in Mesopotamia and in Northern Persia before the reign of Ahasuerus
The scenes are as follows
Act I, Scene 1: Tobit's house in Nineveh
Act I, Scene 2: On the banks of the Tigris, a day's march from Nineveh
Act II, Scene 1: Raguel's house in Hamadan
Act II, Scene 2: The same
Act III, Scene 1 : A Khan near Kifri Act III, Scene 2: A lane in Nineveh outside Tobit's hovel
Produced by Peter Creswell
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