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Saturday-Night Theatre: The House on the Strand

on BBC Radio 4 FM

The novel by Daphne du Maurier.
Adapted for radio by Philip Leaver and Kay Patrick
With Ian Richardson.
'Whatever you say I've been in that other world, seen it, known it. It was cruel, hard and very often bloody. But, my God, it held a fascination for me which is lacking in my own world of today.'

Radiophonic Sound by David Cain, BBC Radiophonic Workshop
Producer Betty Davies (Repeated: Monday. 3.5 pm)
(Ian Richardson is a member of the Royal Shakespeare Company; Rosalind Shanks is a National Theatre player)


Daphne du Maurier
Adapted by:
Philip Leaver
Adapted by:
Kay Patrick
Radiophonic Sound:
David Cain, BBC Radiophonic Workshop
Betty Davies
Richard Young:
Ian Richardson
Richard Hurndall
Vita Young:
Bonnie Hurren
Mrs Collins:
Elizabeth Morgan
Brian Haines
Dr Powell:
Frank Duncan
Judy Bennett
Vernon Joyner
Julie Hallam
Man with caravan:
David Sinclair
The 14th century - Roger:
David March
The 14th century - Father Prior:
Manning Wilson
The 14th century - Brother Jean:
Anthony Hall
The 14th century - Joanna:
Elizabeth Morgan
The 14th century - Isolda:
Rosalind Shanks
Sir Otto Bodrugan:
Vernon Joyner
David Timson

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