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: S.B. from London

(7.30 Local Announcements)

: Upon the Midnight Clear

A Christmas Evening in a Welsh Village by Vaughan Thomas
John Williams, the precentor
Mrs. Williams, his mother
Gwen, his daughter
David, his nephew
The Rev. Richard Davies
Mary, his wife
Hugh, their son, a doctor
Billy Bach, a simple village 'character'
Villagers, Carollers
Scene 1. The dining room at the precentor's house
Scene 2. On the road
Scene 3. The study at the Manse


Writer: Vaughan Thomas
John Williams, the precentor: [actor uncredited]
Mrs. Williams, his mother: [actor uncredited]
Gwen, his daughter: [actor uncredited]
David, his nephew: [actor uncredited]
The Rev. Richard Davies: [actor uncredited]
Mary, his wife: [actor uncredited]
Hugh, their son, a doctor: [actor uncredited]
Billy Bach, a simple village 'character': [actor uncredited]
Villagers, Carollers: [actors uncredited]

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