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A Christmas Carol

on BBC Television

First performance of an opera specially commissioned for BBC Television
Based on the story by Charles Dickens.
with Stephen Manton and Trevor Anthony
The Pro Arte Orchestra
Leader, Max Salpeter
Conducted by William Reid
Associate conductor, Alan Boustead

Contributors

Author:
Charles Dickens
Music:
Edwin Coleman
Libretto:
Margaret Burns Harris
Musicians:
The Pro Arte Orchestra
Orchestra leader:
Max Salpeter
Conductor:
William Reid
Associate Conductor:
Alan Boustead
Producer/Designer:
Hal Burton
Scrooge:
Stephen Manton
Bob Cratchit:
Derick Davies
Scrooge's nephew:
David Hillman
Woman canvasser:
Marion Lowe
Charwoman:
Marion Lowe
Ghosts of Jacob Marley and Christmas Present:
Trevor Anthony
Ghost of Christmas Past:
Edmund Donlevy
Shopkeeper:
Edmund Donlevy
Scroogea boy:
Andrew Clark
Scrooge's sister:
Sheelach Mulholland
Scrooge's fiancee:
Brenda Marshall
Scrooge as a young man:
Rhys McConnochie
Mrs Cratchit:
Catherine Wilson
Bob Cratchit's daughter:
Sylvia Eaves
Bob Cratchit's daughter:
Janette Lynn
Bob Cratchit's daughter:
Lynn Williams
Tiny Tim:
Forrester Pyke
Nephew's friend:
Gerwyn Morgan
Nephew's visitor:
Carole Rosen
Laundress:
Carole Rosen
Nephew's wife:
Elizabeth Boyd
Ghost of Christmas Future:
Giles Havergal
Business man:
Francis Egerton
Undertaker's man:
Norman Lumsden
Errand boy:
David Pinto
[Actor]:
Christopher Brett
[Actor]:
Edward Morgan

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