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y separately published work icon The Franklins of Hobart Town single work   radio play  
Adaptation of Jane, My Love Catherine Shepherd , 1951 single work drama
Issue Details: First known date: 1952... 1952 The Franklins of Hobart Town
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Adapted and abridged by Shepherd from her own play, Jane, My Love.


  • The title is mistakenly given in at least one review (The Age, 27 June 1953, p.16) as The Phantoms of Hobart Town.

Production Details

  • First broadcast on ABC Radio on Monday 2 June 1952, from 7:30pm.

  • Producer: Eric John


    Alfred Bristow (as Sir John Franklin)

    Winifred Hindle (as Lady Franklin)

    Kevin Brennen (as Mr. Montague)

    Beryl Marshall (as Eleanor Franklin)

    Georgie Sterling (as Sophy Cracroft)

    Richard Meikle (as Tom Cracroft)

    David Butler (as Mr. Forster)

    Gordon Chater (as Count Strzelecki)

    Muriel Steinbeck (as Miss Williamson)

    John Parker (as Joseph Hodder)

    Marshall Crosby (as Hepburn)

    Audrey Teesdale (as Miss Hayter)

    Dorothy Dunckley (as Mrs. Dowbiggin)

    Laurel Mather (as Miss Clandike)

    Madge Ryan (as Mrs. Barton)

    Bruce Stewart (as Mr. Gell)

    Brian Wright (as Narrator)

    Source: 'Plays and Players', The Sun, 19 Jun. 1953, p. 12.

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