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The March Hare Resigns is a radio play by Louis MacNeice. It was first broadcast on the BBC Home Service on 29 March 1945[1].

Plot[]

A satire.

Cast[]

  • The March Hare - Esme Percy[2]
  • Ministry Official - Alan Howland
  • Fitzpotter - MacDonald Parke
  • Yes-Man - Archie Harradine
  • Don - Peter Ustinov
  • Hansard - Basil Jones
  • M.P. - Alexander Sarner
  • Builder - Roger Snowdon
  • Planner - Cyril Gardiner
  • Squire - Bryan Powley
  • Magnate - Frank Partington
  • Miner - Basil Jones
  • Smuggler - Harry Hutchinson
  • General Debility - Peter Ustinov
  • Lover - Peter Noble
  • Beloved - Dorothy Smith
  • The Four Ladies - Molly Rankin, Griselda Hervey, Ann Codrington, Marjorie Westbury
  • Music by Antony Hopkins
  • Lyrics sung by Archie Harradine
  • Directed by Louis MacNeice

Critical Reception[]

References[]

  1. [Drakakis, John (editor). British Radio Drama. Cambridge University Press 1981.]
  2. MacNeice, Louis. The Dark Tower and Other Radio Scripts Faber and Faber 2008
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