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A new musical play devised, staged, and directed by Robert Nesbitt.
A special performance before an invited audience from the Palace Theatre, London.
[Starring] Anna Neagle
With full supporting cast.
See 'Television Diary' on page 15


Devised, staged, and directed by:
Robert Nesbitt
By arrangement with:
Tom Arnold
Carol Beaumont, an ambulance driver/Victoria, Queen of England/Lilian Grey, an actress - Carol's mother:
Anna Neagle
Charles, an R.A.F. type/Charles, a mid-Victorian 'masher':
James Carney
Albert, a private in the Army Pay Corps/Albert, the Prince Consort:
Olaf Olsen
Henry, an actor-ex-Royal Navy/Henry, a mid-Victorian bohemian:
Patrick Holt
John Beaumont, Carol's father:
Peter Graves
Susan, who shares a flat with Carol/Susan, a mid-Victorian soubrette:
Lesley Osmond
Sergeant George Wellington Jackson, a Chelsea Pensioner:
J. Hubert Leslie
Kate Hamilton, Proprietress of 'The Lion', formerly Lilian Grey's 'dresser'/Kate Hamilton, a mid-Victorian 'madam':
Myrette Morven
A theatre manager:
Albert Chevalier
An air-raid warden/A Music-Hall chairman, 1887/A front -cloth comic, 1915:
Edwin Ellis
Johann Strauss, senior/A musical comedy character, 1915/Maurice, a gigolo:
Michael Anthony
A Victorian Lion Comique:
Robert Algar
Harold Purcell
Robert Nesbitt
Additional scenes:
Miles Malleson
Original music:
Harry Parr Davies
Harold Purcell
Dances and ensembles arranged by:
Frank Staff
Miss Neagle's dances arranged by:
Philip Buchel
Miss Neagle's dances arranged by:
Betty Buchel
Orchestra under the direction of:
Harry Acres
Ray Terry
Additional orchestrations:
Leonard Morriss
Vocal arrangements:
Harry Acres
Presented for television by:
Alan Chivers

A film in the series produced by the National Broadcasting Company of America and the U.S. Navy with the assistance of the Admiralty, and using film from both allied and enemy sources.
Film introduced by Michael Lewis, Professor of History at the Royal Naval College, Greenwich.


Film introduced by:
Michael Lewis

by Anthony Nutting, M.P., Joint Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs.
(Recording of the broadcast in the Home Service at 8.45)
(Sound only)

10.18 app.
Historic Houses of England: Beaulieu Palace, Hampshire

and at 10.28 app.
News (sound only)
followed by
North Atlantic Treaty Organisation by Anthony Nutting, M.P.
(See above)
(Alexandra Palace and Wenvoe only)


Speaker (North Atlantic Treaty Organisation):
Anthony Nutting

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