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To open the gardening season F. Streeter plants a flowering tree (prunus triloba) presented by the Stichting Nederlandsche Radio Unie (Dutch Radio" Union)
3.10 F. Streeter trims newly-planted rose trees and plants potatoes and spring vegetables.
3.30 W. A. Smale shows how a simply made tool-rack keeps garden tools where they are wanted and in good repair.
3.45-4.0 Reginald Gamble inspects the bees, sees how they have come through the winter, and spring-cleans the hive.


F. Streeter
W. A. Smale
Reginald Gamble
Wayland Dobson

The action of the play takes place in Salathiel's house in Jerusalem during the week prior to the first Easter Sunday.
(W. E. Holloway is appearing in 'Miss Mabel'; David Greene in 'Dark of the Moon')


John Drinkwater
Douglas Allen
Incidental Music specially composed by:
Thomas Henderson
Stephen Bundy
Salathiel, a merchant:
Abraham Sofaer
Nathan, his brother:
Julian D'Albie
Esther, his elder daughter:
Patricia Jessel
Rachel, his younger daughter:
Maria Charles
Mathias, his son:
John Bentley
David, Rachel's lover:
Christopher Gill
Levi, another merchant:
W.E. Holloway
Isaac, Salathiel's steward:
Ivon Vander
Jacob, one of his servants:
Robert Rietty
A Roman officer:
David Greene
Barnabas, David's father:
Peter Creswell
First Roman guard:
Kenneth Osbourne
Second Roman guard:
Miles Manderson
A clerk:
Derek Sydney
A servant:
Kevin Sheldon

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