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A jest in one act by Tchekhov.
This is one of many short plays written by Tchekov, some serious, some comedies. "The Proposal" he called a jest in one act. In this production the cast consists of William Devlin, a brilliant young actor now playing in "The Ascent of F6", Rudolf Brandt, now playing in "Balalaika", and Janet Bruce, who was recently stage manager and actress in the Brighton Repertory Company.


null Tchekhov
Tchubov, a landowner:
William Devlin
Natasha, his daughter:
Janet Bruce
Lomov, their neighbour:
Rudolf Brandt
Eric Crozier

'Tommy' Glover will describe the life of a film unit on location, their difficulties and adventures, and will show sequences of the devil dance that he shot in Sierra Leone for a recent film starring Paul Robeson. Ten of the past twelve years have been spent by Glover in exploration and film-making in little-known parts of the world.


T. A. Glover
Presented by:
Eric Crozier

A Light Entertainment
Frances Day, The Stage and Film Star
Lydia Sokolova, Prima Ballerina in Pas Seul (Scarlatti) Tarantella (Rossim)
Dr. Charlotte Wolff giving a psychological interpretation of the human hand
Irene Prador in Viennese Songs

The BBC Television Orchestra
Leader, Boris Pecker
Conductor, Hyam Greenbaum

The sound part of this show will be broadcast to radio listeners on the main Regional wavelength.


Frances Day
Lydia Sokolova
Dr. Charlotte Wolff
Irene Prador
The BBC Television Orchestra
[Orchestra] leader:
Boris Pecker
[Orchestra] conductor:
Hyam Greenbaum

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