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A stage-struck Barbara ropes friends and family into A Midsummer Night’s Dream. Stars Barbara Lyon. From June 1953.

Barbara’s got a taste for the theatre and ropes friends and family into A Midsummer Night’s Dream.

Starring real-life American family: Ben Lyon and his wife Bebe Daniels and their children, Richard and Barbara.

Life With the Lyons was one the BBC's most popular radio sitcoms between 1950 and 1961. It was also adapted for BBC TV.

With Barbara Lyon, Richard Lyon, Hugh Morton, Horace Percival, Doris Rogers, Molly Weir, David Enders, Gwen Lewis and Philip Ray.

Written by Bebe Daniels, Bob Block and Bill Harding

The BBC Variety Orchestra is conducted by Paul Fenoulhet, with incidental music by Arthur Wilkinson.

Producer: Tom Ronald

First broadcast on the BBC Light programme in June 1953.

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