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—a Pantomimic Play, not adapted for broadcasting, produced, with tears, by 0. H. POLDIDDLE
At the moment of going to
Press, the characters are as follows :
The Melancholy Merchant; Ermyntrude, Berengaria and Beauty-his three daughters Jehan, the Trusty Henchman ; and A Perfect Boast

'Dick Whittington and his Cat'
Written, Composed and Directed by Ernest Longstaffe

Alderman Fitzwarren of Fitzwarren's Emporium, on the cheap side: John Rorke
Alice (his pretty daughter): Alma Vane
Sally (the cook, plain but good): Jean Allistone
Idle Jack: Tommy Handley
Dick Whittington (a young adventurer): Harold Kimberley
His Cat (black, with white shirt-front and one white paw): Miriam Ferris
His Imperial Majesty (The Emperor of Morocco): Foster Richardson
Chorus of Apprentices, Customers, Sailors, Rodents and other Riff-Raff: The Revue Chorus and Orchestra
Conducted by Ernest Longstaffe

Scene I. Ye Old Shope.
Scene II. Inside the Shop.
Scene III. Highgate Hill, N.20.
Scene IV. The Port of London.
Scene V. The Rats' Stronghold.
Scene VI. The Emperor's Palace

Seats: Armchairs, 10s. 6d. Benches, 10s. 6d. Campstools, 10s. 6d. Children, Same Price.

5XX Daventry

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