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A Pleasant
Comedy of the Gentle Craft by Thomas
(0. 1572-c. 1632)
First produced at court on January 1, 1600
Edited for radio and produced by Raymond Raikes
Music by John Hotchkis
The Welbeck Orchestra
(Leader, Vera Kantrovitch ) conducted by the composer
This if the first of a quarterly series of eight plays originally performed in the early part of the seventeenth century, from 1600 to the closing of the theatres by the Puritans.


Produced By:
Raymond Raikes
Music By:
John Hotchkis
Vera Kantrovitch
SIMON EYRE the Shoemaker:
Donald Wolfit
SIR ROGER OTELEY, Lord Mayor of London:
Felix Felton
SIR HUGH LACY Earl of Lincoln:
Philip Leaver
ROWLAND Lact his Nephew:
Denis Qullley
Hodce, Eyre's Foreman:
Charles Leno
Eyre's Journeymen: FIRK:
Geoffrey Matthews
Eyre's Journeymen: RALPH:
John Bryning
JANE Wife to Ralph:
Eva Huszar
MARGERY, Wife to Simon Eyre:
Vivienne Chatterton
Rose Daughter to Sir Roger Oteley:
Janette Richer
SYBIL, her Maid:
Betty Baskcomb
MASTER HAMMON, a Citizen of London:
Alastair Duncan
MASTER WARNER his Brother-in-law:
Godfrey Kenton
George Merritt
DODGER, Servant to the Earl of Lincoln:
Denis Goacher
A SERVING-MAN to Master Hammon:
Anthony Viccars
Charles Simon

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