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A comedy as it was acted at the Queen's Theatre in the Hay-Market on October 30, 1706 by JOHN VANBRUGH 1664-1726
Cast in order of speaking
Scene: Covent Garden and its neighbourhood, 1705.
Radio adaptation and production by RAYMOND RAIKES
To be repeated on July 27
See page 54


Unknown: John Vanbrugh
Production By: Raymond Raikes
MRS. AMLET.a seller of all sorts ofprivate affairs to the ladies: Gladys Henson
Mrs Cloggit, her neighbour: Eithne Dunne
Dick, a gamester, son to Mrs Amiet: Tom Watson
BRASS his companion, passes for valet de chambre: Geoffrey Matthews
FLIPPANTA, maid to Clarissa: June Tobin
CLARISSA wife to Gripe, an expensive luxurious woman, a great admirer of qualitv: Valerie Hanson
JESSAMIN her foot-boy: Andrew Irvine
ARAMINTA, wife to Moneytrap. very intimate with Clarissa, of the same humour: Elaine Montgomery
CORINNAdaughter to Gripe by a former wife, a good fortune, young and kent very close by her father: Beverley Dunn
Two rich Money-scriveners: ONEYTRAP: Norman Shelley
GRIPE: Carleton Hobbs
CLIP, a goldsmith: Charles Simon


Choir of Magdalen College, Oxford Organist and Instructor in Music, Bernard Rose
Introduced by Bernard Rose
Part 1av


Music: Bernard Rose
Introduced By: Bernard Rose


Some recent German poetry discussed by Christopher Middleton with translations by himself and Michael Hamburger read bv Anne Beresford and Patrick Godfrey
Originals read by the poets on gramophone records
Produced by Christopher Holme


Unknown: Christopher Middleton
Unknown: Michael Hamburger
Unknown: Anne Beresford
Unknown: Patrick Godfrey
Produced By: Christopher Holme


Part 2
From the Chapel of Magdalen College, Oxford

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