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Miriam Margolyes in The Dumpling (Boule de Suif) by GUY BE MAUPASSANT translated by H. N. P. SLOMAN adapted by ELIZABETH MORGAN
A handful of privileged citizens share a coach in their flight from occupied Rouen during the Franco-Prussian war. Among them is a pretty, plump young woman whose profession scandalises her aristocratic and self-centred fellow travellers - though they need her bargaining powers.
The first radio dramatisation of one of Maupassant's most famous stories.
Directed by MARGARET ETALL Preview: page 15

Contributors

Unknown:
Miriam Margolyes
Translated By:
H. N. P. Sloman
Adapted By:
Elizabeth Morgan
Directed By:
Margaret Etall
The Dumpling:
Miriam Margolyei
M Carré Lamadon:
John Westbrook
Mme Carri Lamadon:
Elizabeth Morgan
M Loiseau:
Harold Kasket
Mme Loiseau:
Elizabeth Bell
Comte de BrSville:
Anthony Newlands
Comtesse de Brfiville:
Brenda Kayi
Cornudet:
Michael Harbour
Patron:
Brian Jackson
Patron's wife:
Anne Rosenfeld
Prussian officer:
Neville Jason

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