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: Cabaret Cruise

S.S. 'Sunshine'
Commander A. B. Campbell
Passenger List: Nan Kenway, Douglas Young, Helen Hill, Eric Cardi, Triss Henderson, The Beverley Sisters (the Twins and Joy) with The Ship's Band.


Presenter: Commander A. B. Campbell
Comedienne: Nan Kenway
Comedian: Douglas Young
Performer: Helen Hill
Performer: Eric Cardi
Performer: Triss Henderson
Singers: The Beverley Sisters
Producer: Harry Pringle

: Motoring

Verses spoken by Reginald Arkell, with illustrations by Harry Rutherford.
(to 16.00)


Speaker: Reginald Arkell
Illustrations: Harry Rutherford

: The Thracian Horses

A comedy in two acts by Maurice J. Valency.

The action of the play takes place in Greece, in prehistoric times, at the period when Heracles - or Hercules as we now call him - was engaged in his twelve labours


Author: Maurice J. Valency
Settings: Barry Learoyd
Producer: Philip Bate
Alcestis, Queen of Pherae, and wife of Admetus: Margot van der Burgh
Watchman: Richard Wattis
Ladies in waiting on the Queen - Myrtilla: Gillian Howell
Ladies in waiting on the Queen - Rhodanthe: Barbara Birchenough
Ladies in waiting on the Queen - Melita: Jean Byam
Cratylus, Steward in the house of Admetus: Ronald Mansell
Admetus, King of Pherae: Brian Worth
Zoilus, A General: Donald Bain
Crito, A philosopher, friend and physician of Admetus: Geoffrey Dunn
Pheres, Father of Admetus: Olive Johnston
Senators - Aristodemus: John Cadell
Senators - Critias: Rupert Davies
Senators - Philodorus: Geoffrey Pemberton
Heracles: Andrew Cruikshank
The Scavenger: Bill Rowbotham
Second Watchman/Death: Martin Lane
Soldiers of the King's guard - First Hoplite: John Cadell
Soldiers of the King's guard - Second Hoplite: Jestin Edwards
Acastus, King of Iolches, brother of Alcestis: George Cormack
Zeus: Rupert Davies

: News

(sound only)
(to 22.10)

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