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Arranged and adapted from the works of FREDERICK MARRYAT by HAROLD JENNER (President, Marryat Fellowship) and GILBERT HERON
The Marryat Fellowship was formed about four years ago, and numbers among its members many people eminent in letters. The object of the Fellowship is to keep green the memory of one of our best Sea-Novelists.
The four episodes included in the programme are typical incidents from Marryat's ' Midshipman Easy,' ' Peter Simple ' and ' The King's Own,' put into dramatic form for broadcasting by GILBERT HERON.
Introductory Remarks by HAROLD JENNER


Unknown: Frederick Marryat
Unknown: Harold Jenner
Narrator: Gilbert Heron
Narrator: Gilbert Heron
Unknown: Peter Simple
Broadcasting By: Gilbert Heron.
Unknown: Harold Jenner


' First Lieutenant Sawbridge meets Mr. Midshipman Easy for the First Time ' (Chapter viii,
' Mr. Midshipman Easy ') Scene 1 : The Fountain Inn, Portsmouth, A.D. 1800
Scene 2 : Captain Wilson's Rooms, Portsmouth, the next morning


Mr Sawbridge (First Lieutenant of H M Frigate Harpy)....................: Donald Davies
Waiter (at the - Fountain Inn '): G Lynch-Clarke
Mr Midshipman Easy: L Holman-Allwood
Captain Wilson (Commanding H M Frigate Harpy........................: Tom Jones


' The Capture of the French
Privateersman Estelle ' (Chapter ii, ' The King's Own ')
Jerry (a very small Midshipman)
Sceno 1 : On deck, H.M.S. Aspasia at sea Scene 2: In the ship's boats during the attack on the Estelle


Unknown: Privateersman Estelle
Captain Mayno (commanding H M S Aspasia): G. Lynch-Clarke
Mr Pearce (The Master): Donald Davies
Air Price (The Second Lieutenant): Sidney Evans
Mr Courtenay (The Third Lieutenant,' known as Little Bilious ')..............: Ivor Maddox
Robinson (Coxswain): Michael Hasker


' The Three Cornered Duel' (from ' Mr. Midshipman Easy')
Scene 1 : On board the Harpy
Scene 2 : Ashore at Malta


Mr Easthupp (Purser's Steward, H M Stoop Harpy) ..................: Daniel Roberts
Mr Biggs (Boatswain, H M Sloop Harpy): Tom Jones
Mr Jack Easy (Midshipman, H M Sloop Harpy): L. Holman-Allwood
Mr Gaseoigne (Midshipman): Sidney Evans
Mr Tallboys (Gunner, H M Sloop Harpy): Donald Davies


' A Dignity Ball at Barbadoos ' (' Peter Simple ,'
Chapter xxxi)
Peter Simple, a naval officer, serving on H.M.S.
Midshipmen from H.M.S. Sanglier, Negro Guests, etc.
Scene : Miss Betsy Austin's house at Barbadoes RONALD CHIVERS , MALE VOICE CHOIR and Orchestra in Plantation Songs and Negro Melodies


Unknown: Peter Simple
Unknown: Ronald Chivers
Miss Betsy Austin (a Barbadian lady), a quadroon ........: May MacDonald Taylor
Miss Eurydice (her friend): Bronwen Davies
Miss Minerva (another friend): Doris M Jones
Massa Johnson, M C at the Ball: Daniel Roberts
Terence O'Brien, his inseparable friend, serving on H.M.S. Sanglier ..........: Ivor Maddox
Mr Chucks (the Bo'sun): G Lynch-Clarke

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