by Harold Simpson and Geoffrey Tempest Presented by R. E. JEFFREY
Played by the LONDON RADIO REPERTORY PLAYERS
THIS is the story of a weird prophecy unfolded in a country inn during an evening of wild storm outside and even wilder mental storms within. As the action of the play develops, the listener is almost convinced on two or three occasions that he is about to hear the end of this prophecy. Tragic fulfilment does, in fact, constitute the climax, but its occurrence is unsuspected. Characters :
ON a stormy winter's evening in the kitchen of a little country inn, ' The Blue Penguin,' Jacob, the old potman, is seated on a settle muttering to himself and gazing into a fire which is burning on a large open fireplace. Through a long, low lattice window at the back of the room, the corner of the porch can be seen.
Mary Fletcher - MARGARET GASKIN
Jasper Fletcher (Her Husband, Owner of the Inn and Farm) - HENRY OSCAR
David Fletcher (Jasper's Brother) - MICHAEL HOGAN
Jacob (Potman at the Inn) - FRED GROVE
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