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Summer Day's Dream


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A play about England after the atom bomb by J.B. Priestley.
Based on the recent stage production by Michael MacOwan.
The action takes place in the hall and on the terrace of an old country house on the South Downs; the time is around midsummer, 1975.
(Second performance on Thursday at 8.0)


Author: J.B. Priestley
Producer: George More O'Ferrall
Stage production: Michael MacOwan
Settings: Barry Learoyd
Stephen Dawlish, an old man: Herbert Lomas
Margaret Dawlish, his daughter-in-law: Eileen Thorndike
Christopher Dawlish, his grand-son: John Westbrook
Rosalie Dawlish, his grand-daughter: Adrienne Corri
Irina Shestova, a Russian official: Adina Mandlova
Franklyn Helmer, an American Industrialist: John Salew
Dr. Bahru, an Indian Research Chemist: Olaf Pooley
Fred Voles, farm bailiff: Herbert C. Walton

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