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A new operetta devised by Claud Jenkins.
The action takes place on the way to and in The Bell and Compass Inn, Dover, on an October evening 1817


Devised by:
Claud Jenkins
Jerry Haywood
Book and lyrics:
Josephine Caryll
Book and lyrics:
David Caryll
Orchestra direction:
Jerry Haywood
Barry Learoyd
Philip Bate
Claudette Prideaux, an actress:
Kate Peress
Lord Richard, son of the Earl of Summerfield:
Bennet Fynn
John Wilkes, landlord of The Bell and Compass:
Douglas Roper
Betsy, his wife:
Doris Ingram
Sally, his daughter:
Vicki Hollands
Silas Simpkins, an ancient yokel:
Phillip Merritt
Lew Rogers, an equally ancient fisherman:
Walter Saull
Ted Hopkins (in love with Sally):
James Durban
Captain Jacques, Captain of the Hirondelle:
Joe Green
The Earl of Summerfield:
Geoffrey Saville
Lady Mary Weston, an heiress:
Zoe Corner
Lady Sophia, Lady Mary's aunt:
Esther Coleman
Martha, fisher wife:
Dorothy Anne
Sarah, a local belle:
Jean Gluckstein
Bill Watkins, a fisherman:
Roland Randel

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