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Comedy by Tony Jones. Edward Quill is tasked to write a blockbuster play for the Huntslet Fair, which must contain a ghost, a storm, a hero and a dog.

Hunslet Fair 1851. Edward Quill is tasked to write a play by Mr Samuel Wragg - actor manager at Wragg's Theatrical Pavillion.
Since having a career at Drury Lane, Quill has fallen on hard times and eagerly accepts the commission which he needs to pay his rent.
He does not expect the commission to be quite so prescriptive; the play must contain a ghost, a hero, a heroine, a storm and a dog. Nor yet does he expect the characters he creates to take over his life, or the wife of his landlord to take over his heart.

Produced and Directed by Clive Brill

A Brill production for BBC Radio 4.

45 minutes

Last on

Thu 31 Aug 2017 14:15


Role Contributor
Edward Quill Daniel Weyman
Samuel Wragg Edward Max
Sir Jasper Dashwood Edward Max
Mrs Octavia Wragg Susan Brown
Susannah Swan Jasmine Hyde
Mr Swann Robert Hudson
Willie Lumb Robert Hudson
Actor Harriett Hare
Actor Stuart Rooker
Producer Clive Brill
Director Clive Brill
Writer Tony Jones


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