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The Far Off and the Near

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by VIRGINIA BROWNE
An English family saga
Narrated by Robert Hardy 4: England 1776-1842
Music by JEREMY LUBBOCK
Producer CHRISTOPHER VENNING (Kcpcnt)

Contributors

Unknown: Virginia Browne
Unknown: Robert Hardy
Music By: Jeremy Lubbock
Producer: Christopher Venning
William Pepperrell III: Peter Marinker
Elizabeth: Sarah Brackett
Catherine: Jill Balcon
Harriot: Elizabeth Proud
Thomas Palmer III: Haydn Jones
Caroline (as a girl): Dorothy Wojtulewicz
Caroline (grown up): Betty Hardy
Sacey: Prunella Scalds
Sophia Marriott: Barbara Lott
Dorcas: Hilda Schroder
Sarah: Joy Parker
Robert/Humphry: Neville Jason
Biographer/Nat: Siôn Probert
Harriot's friend: Rosemary Leach
Monk: Haydn Jones
Mrs Davies: Penelope Lee
William Cobbett: Stephen Thorne
Commissioner: Alan Rowe
Young Betsy: Bonnie Hurren
Mary Anne: Marjorie Westbury

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The Far Off and the Near

BBC Radio 3, 10 January 1976 17.45






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