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DAVID COPPERFIELD

Synopsis

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by CHARLES DICKENS
Dramatised in thirteen episodes by VINCENT TILSLEY
1: Early Days
In which David meets new friends but is disturbed by his homecoming.
Cast in order of appearance:
Music composed and conducted by JOHN HOTCHKIS
Designer, Stephen Bundy
Producer, CAMPBELL LOGAN
Directed by JOAN CRAFT

Contributors

Unknown: Charles Dickens
Unknown: Vincent Tilsley
Conducted By: John Hotchkis
Unknown: Stephen Bundy
Unknown: Ampbell Logan
Directed By: Joan Craft
David: Christopher Guard
Peggotty: Lila Kaye
Mr Murdstone: Richard Leech
Mrs Copperfield: Sheila Shand Gibbs
Man at hotel: Geoffrey Wearing
Barkis: Gordon Gostelow
Mr Peggotty: Joss Ackland
Ham Peggotty: Basil Moss
Mrs Gummidge: Olga Lindo
Little Emily: Suzanne Togni

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