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Oscar

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The last part of a trilogy by JOHN HAWKESWORTH starring
De Profundis
Following the sensational trials, and to the delight of the public and press, Oscar Wilde , found guilty of acts of gross indecency with various male persons, was incarcerated in Pentonville Prison in May 1895 to serve a sentence of two years' hard labour -an experience which would later produce one of his best known works, The Ballad of Reading Gaol.
Music composed and conducted by CARL DAVIS
Make-up designer JEAN STEWARD Costume designer
ODILE DICKS-MIREAUX
Film cameraman FINTAN SHEEHAN Videotape editor PHIL SOUTHBY Studio lighting CLIVE THOMAS Designer OLIVER BAYLDON Executive producer JOHN HAWKESWORTH
Producer CAROL ROBERTSON Directed by HENRY HERBERT
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Contributors

Unknown: John Hawkesworth
Unknown: Oscar Wilde
Conducted By: Carl Davis
Unknown: Fintan Sheehan
Unknown: Clive Thomas
Designer: Oliver Bayldon
Producer: John Hawkesworth
Producer: Carol Robertson
Directed By: Henry Herbert
Oscar Wilde: Michael Gambon
Lord Alfred Douglas: Robin Lermitte
Constance Wilde: Emily Richard
Robert Ross: John Hudson
Narrator: Michael Pennington
Head warder: Martyn Read
Warder: Stuart McGugan
Alfred Taylor: Tim Hardy
Charlie Parker: Nick Reding
Fred Atkins: Karl Howman
Bernard Shaw: Bryan Murray
Mr Wildy: John Baker
Marquis of Queensberry: Norman Rodway
Prison doctor: Michael Gaunt
Governor of Pentonville: Richard Simpson
Man on station: James Bryce
Major Nelson: Colin Rix
Warder Martin: Bruce Payne
Solicitor: Russell Kilmister
Turner: David Ballantyne
Young French girl: Anoushka Menzies
Peppino: Bruno Tonioli
Englishwoman in cafe: Rita Da Vies
Englishman in café: Noel Johnson
Girl with Bosie: Sarah Bullen

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