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Hay Fever

AuthorNoel Coward

NarratorFull Cast

Duration1h 27m

CategoriesAdult Fiction, Plays and Dramatisations

PublisherAudio Go Ltd

VersionUnabridged

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Peggy Ashcroft and Tony Britton star in this 1971 BBC Radio production of Noel Coward's classic comedy about a disastrous weekend house party. Judith Bliss is a famous actress who, after a string of successful roles, has retired to her country retreat. Missing the adulation of her public, she has has invited a fan over for a weekend of uninterrupted adoration-unaware that the rest of her family has company arriving too. Hoping for a delightful weekend, the four unwitting visitors are subjected to the full force of the Bliss's theatrical lifestyle... Noel Coward's sparkling comedy features a stellar cast including Millicent Martin, Maurice Denham and Julia Foster.

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