A programme to commemorate the Grace Darling Centenary Celebrations.
Major C. M. Forster, O.E.E., T.D., Honorary Curator of the Grace Darling National Memorial Museum will introduce
a radio play by Mary D. Sheridan.
The play is the authentic account of how Grace Darling and her father, William Darling, rescued the nine survivors of the wreck of the steam-ship Forfarshire on September 7, 1838.
William Darling, the keeper of Longstone Lighthouse
Thomasin, his wife Grace, his daughter Brooks, his son
Thomas Walker, a boatman Robert Watson, an artist
John Tulloch Survivors of the Daniel Donovan wreck of the Mrs. Dawson J Forfarshire A Lifeboatman A Reporter An Artist An Actor
The Duke of Northumberland
Longstone Lighthouse, situated on a dangerous rock amongst the Farne Islands off the coast of Northumberland, five miles from the mainland
Major C. M.
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