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The Hour of Charm features a magic act, location work and a Hollywood celebrity. Neil Brand's fast-talking musical comedy set in a 1930s Chicago radio studio stars Samantha Spiro.

The Big Broadcast: Location

Words and music by Neil Brand

A comedy with music. It's 1933 and Chicago Beefsteak's Hour of Charm is the most successful on Midwest US radio .... and today the studio team use new technology to entice a Hollywood superstar to sing on the show.

Myrna ..... Samantha Spiro
Jimmy Cagney ..... Ian Conningham
Arthur ..... Ryan Early
Jerry ..... Ryan Whittle
Grace Stibbens ..... Elizabeth Counsell
Stupendo ..... John Lightbody
Dixie ..... Kerry Gooderson
Princeton ..... Stephen Hogan
Jess ..... Emma Handy
Norma Chaffey ..... Lauren Cornelius

BBC Singers: Helen Neeves, Katherine Nicholson, Chris Bowen, Jamie W Hall

Director: David Hunter.

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30 minutes

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Role Contributor
Myrna Samantha Spiro
Arthur Sam Dale
Louis Ewan Bailey
Gilda Barbara Barnes
Gally Jane Whittenshaw
Jamie Paul Heath
Georgia Roslyn Hill
Dwight Monty d'Inverno
Writer Neil Brand
Director David Hunter