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Basil Thomas's Book of the Month, 11th-13th October 1956


Hampshire Chronicle, Friday, October 12th, 1956 Southern Daily Echo, Friday, October 12th, 1956

Hampshire Telegraph and Post, Friday, October 12th, 1956

Cast List

Edward Halliday M.P. Hugh Baird
Joanna (his wife) Joy Chambers
Marcia Wentworth (her sister) Mollie Lucas
Betty (Bim) Halliday (their daughter) Margaret Beazley
Doris Dorothy Swift
Col. Howard Barnes-Bradley Carl Wooler
Doctor Ian MacLure Tony Harrison
Nicholas Barnes-Bradley David Fenwick


A bored young teenage girl causes a scandal when she pens a torrid bestseller. Those close to the girl recognize themselves as characters in the book; all they can hope for is that no one else does. But as the girl’s fame escalates, her friends and family enter the realm of notoriety – which turns out not to be so bad after all.

Production Team

Producer Hugh Baird
Stage Manager and Props Margaret Wooler
Wardrobe Ella Beazley
Lighting and Effects H. Dogby Lucas
  George Chambers
Prompt Barbara Langrish
Business Manager Bert Langrish


Pictures from the play

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