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A novel by Ivy Compton-Burnett
Adapted for radio by Peter Mellors in collaboration with the author

[Starring] Beatrix Lehmann and Margaret Leighton
with Norman Shelley

Narration by Ivan Samson
Time: 1889
Production by Christopher Sykes

During the interlude from 8.45 app.-8.55 app: music by Domenico Scarlatti, arranged by Bonelli, played by Stuttgart Chamber Orchestra: on records


Author/Adapted in collaboration with:
Ivy Compton-Burnett
Adapted by:
Peter Mellors
Christopher Sykes
Ivan Samson
Sir Godfrey Haslam:
Norman Shelley
Lady Haslam:
Beatrix Lehmann
Matthew, their elder son:
Donald Gray
Gregory, their younger son:
Martin Starkie
Griselda, their daughter:
Patience Collier
Buttermere, the Haslam's butler:
Eric Lung
Rev Ernest Bellamy:
Ronald Simpson
Camilla, his wife:
Margaret Leighton
Mrs Christy, her mother:
Dorothy Black
Dr Dufferin:
Harry Towb
Dominic Spong:
Heron Carvic
Mrs Calkin:
Patience Collier
Lady Hardisty:
Gladys Young

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