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A play for television by Winifred Holmes.
Scene: Ancient Greece
(Ronald Adam appears by permission of Laurence Olivier Productions, Ltd.)
(Previously televised on October 4)
(to 18.00)


Winifred Holmes
Naomi Capon
Baucis, an old peasant woman:
Christine Silver
Philemon, her husband:
Richard Goolden
Ronald Adam
Robert Eddison
The merchant:
Norman Mitchell
The woman:
Norah Gaussen
The first gambler:
Geoffrey Hibbert
The second gambler:
Michael Turner

A play of the sea by Jan de Hartog.
The action takes place on board the Dutch tramp steamer. The Young Nelly, in the summer of 1938.

(Second performance: Thursday at 8.20)
(Lionel Hale writes on page 47)


Jan de Hartog
Settings Designer:
Barry Learoyd
Douglas Allen
Joris Kuiper (Captain):
Thomas Heathcote
'Chief' Davelaar (First Engineer):
Frederick Piper
Meyer (Mate):
Wensley Pithey
Richters (Ship's doctor):
Anthony Forwood
Henky (Messroom boy):
John Charlesworth
The Rabbi:
John Gabriel
First Jew/Jewish Cantor:
Maurice Bannister
Second Jew:
James Wright
Bruinsma, Captain of the Amsterdam:
Arthur Young
Willemse, Ship's doctor of the Amsterdam:
John Fitzgerald
The Consul in South America:
Horace Sequeira
Officer of the South American police:
Paul Homer
The Clergyman:
Christopher Steele
Dutch Naval Officer:
Bryan Coleman
American Naval Officer:
Harold Ayer

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