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Adapted by H. W. Small and Owen Reed from the Weissex story by Thomas Hardy
Produced by Owen Reed in the BBC's West of England studios


Adapted By:
H. W. Small
Adapted By:
Owen Reed
Story By:
Thomas Hardy
Produced By:
Owen Reed
The Storyteller:
George Holjoway
Tony Kyltes:
Douglas Horner
Unity Sallet:
June Barnie
Milly Richards:
Ruby Luscombe
Hannah Jolliver:
Constance Chapman
Old Kytes:
Lewis Gedge
Old Jolliver:
Norman Kerdall

'High Hopes'
A new play for all ballet-lovers by Rose-Mary Sands
Violin solos played by Billy Miller Production by Josephine Plummer
5.50 Children's Hour prayers conducted by John G. Williams


Writer (High Hopes):
Rose-Mary Sands
Violinist (High Hopes):
Billy Miller
Production (High Hopes):
Josephine Plummer
Madame Rosa:
Catherine Salkeld
Monsieur Boris:
Leonard Sachs
Julia, their granddaughter:
Dorothy Gordon
Angela Mayhew:
Marise Hepworth
Freda Smith:
Gillian Andrews
Mary Clarke:
Vanessa Redgrave
Miss Nightingale:
Freda Bamford
Shop assistant:
Peter Garstin
Miles Lancing:
Ernest Jay
Miss Finney:
Helen Henschel
Prayers conducted by (Children's Hour Prayers):
John G. Williams

in honour of the Hon. Winthrop W. Aldrich G.B.E.
American Ambassador to the Court of St. James's
Recorded extracts from speeches made earlier in the evening by The Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs, the Rt. Hon. Anthony Eden ,
M.C., M.P.
The Leader of the Opposition, the Rt. Hon. Clement Attlee ,
O.M., C.H., M.P.
Liberal Leader in the House of Lords
Viscount Samuel, P.C., G.C.B., G.B.E. and Mr. Aldrich
From the Dorchester Hotel


Hon. Winthrop W. Aldrich G.B.E.
Rt. Hon. Anthony Eden
Rt. Hon. Clement Attlee

BBC Home Service Basic

About BBC Home Service

BBC Home Service is a radio channel that started transmitting on the 1st September 1939 and ended on the 29th September 1967.

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