Madam. Said Dr. Johnson


Genome: [r4 Bd=19681008]A play by Bill Dufton and Toby Robertson adapted for radio by BILL DUFTON

' You have only two subjects of conversation.' said Johnson to Boswell. ' yourself and me.' In spite of over-quotation, their exchanges remain as lively as ever: but the recollections of the ladies-Mrs. Thrate, Fanny Burney. Anna Seward -are not so familiar.


Robert Eddison is in ' The Importance of Being Earnest at the Haymarket Theatre, London

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Genome: [r4 Bd=19681008] Play By: Bill Dufton

Play By: Toby Robertson

Unknown: Bill Dufton

Unknown: Fanny Burney.

Unknown: Anna Seward

Produced By: Douglas Cleverdon

Produced By: Robert Eddison

Samuel Johnson: Norman Shelley

James Boswell: Julian Glover

Mrs Thrale: ,margaret Robertson

Mr Thrale: Lockwood West

David Garrick: Robert Eddison

Dr Goldsmith: Harry Hutchinson

Sir John Hawkins: Ralph Truman

Anna Seward: Hilda Schroder

Fanny Burney: Carol Marsh

George III: Stephen Jack