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John Stean's Carlton Celebrity Orchestra
Relayed from The Carlton Restaurant


Musicians: John Stean's Carlton Celebrity Orchestra

: A Welsh Programme

The Ogmor Gleemen
Conducted by John Rees

Those Who Wait
A Play in One Act by Ernest George Cove
Dafydd Jones, an elderly Welsh collier
Mari Jones, his wife
Doctor Rees, physician and friend

Dafydd and Mari, in the colliery village of Cwmyllwyd, have waited three weeks for a letter. It is now Monday morning and Dafydd, in his anxiety, has gone down the hillside to meet the postman, but is returning without a letter. He tries to act as if he had not gone out on a definite errand, but Mari is determined to get the truth out of him.


Singers: The Ogmor Gleemen
Conductor: John Rees
Writer (Those Who Wait): Ernest George Cove

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