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: ' The First News '

Weather Forecast, First General News Bulletin, followed by Scottish Announcements (Prom Edinburgh)

: A Recital


: ' Buchan and the '45 '

A Play by HELEN DREVER , on Lord Pitsligo and the people of Buchan, during and after the Rising
Characters : and Buchan gentlemen, Jacobites, Recruits, Soldiers, Servants, etc. Played by John Grassie , John Glennon , Bruce Watson , Charles T. Williams , Robert Eddie , P. Wyness Chapman and William Carnegie
The incidents cover the period 1745-


Play By: Helen Drever
Played By: John Grassie
Played By: John Glennon
Played By: Bruce Watson
Played By: Charles T. Williams
Played By: Robert Eddie
Played By: P. Wyness Chapman
Played By: William Carnegie
Produced By: Gordon Gildard
Alexander Forbes, Lord Pitsligo: William Meston
Lady Pitsligo: Addie Ross
John Forbes, their son: George Harvey
Rebecca Ogilvy, of Auchiries: Margaret McKay
Lord Saltoun of Philorth: Alec Mitchell
Captain Williams: John Foster
Tarn, Rosehearty cobbler: Arthur Black
Meg, his wife: Betty Craig
Visitors at Auchiries Mrs Sophia Donaldson: Christine Crowe
Miss Jenny Gordon: Elizabeth Adair Nelson
Commanding Officer, the Barracks, Fraserburgh ..: Tom Forbes

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