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The heroine resolves to comfort her father and revolutionise society. Margaret Oliphant dramatisation with Teresa Gallagher.

Lucilla Marjoribanks, a large and determined girl, returns from school with one purpose in life - to be a comfort to her recently widowed father - and to avoid all proposals of marriage...

Margaret Oliphant's humorous novel dramatised in four parts by Elizabeth Proud.

Elizabeth Spriggs stars as Mrs Oliphant.

Lucilla Marjoribanks ...... Teresa Gallagher
Dr Marjoribanks ...... Roy Hanlon
Mr Cavendish ...... Keith Drinkel
Barbara Lake ...... Elizabeth Mansfield
Tom Marjoribanks ...... Nicholas Murchie
Mrs Nelly Woodburn ...... Elizabeth Proud
Colonel Chiley ...... Garard Green
Mr Cavendish ...... Keith Drinkel
Mrs Chiley ...... Ann Windsor
Mrs Mortimer ...... Kate Binchy
Fanny ...... Siriol Jenkins
Edward ...... David Holt
The Rev Bury ...... John Fleming
Mrs Centum ...... Theresa Streatfield
Maria Brown ...... Melanie Hudson
Mr Holder ...... Eric Allan
Nancy ...... Joanna Wake

Music by Malcolm McKee.

Producer: Sue Wilson

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 1992.

1 hour

Last on

Tue 3 Sep 2019 03:00

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