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: The Rising Sun

A play adapted from the Dutch of Heijermans by Christopher St. John.
The action takes place in a little town in Holland and concerns the struggles of a small general shop against the new rival store - The Rising Sun'.
To be repeated on September 8

(to 22.30)


Author: Herman Heijermans
Adapted by: Christopher St. John
Production: Jan Bussell
Matthew Strong, a tradesman: Harcourt Williams (by permission of the Daniel Alayer Company, Ltd.)
Anna, his wife: Deirdre Doyle (by permission of Gilbert Miller and Jack Buchanan)
Sonia, his daughter: Josephine Wilson
Old Strong, his father: Lawrence Hanray
Dorothy Mertens, a neighbour: Chris Castor
Nathaniel, her son, a schoolmaster: Wilfred Fletcher
Abraham, shop assistant at Strong's: Gerald Jerome
Christian Jensen, manager of 'The Rising Sun' Stores: Aubrey Dexter
Sand, a friend of Strong's: Warburton Gamble
The Deputy Attorney: Bernard Merefield
A police constable: Rupert Siddons
An errand boy: Edward Orchard

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