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Sir Thomas More


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Presumed to be by William Shakespeare and others
Radio version by Penny Gold


Author: William Shakespeare and others
Radio version by: Penny Gold
Music composed by: Philip Lane
Director: Martin Jenkins
Sir Thomas More: Ian McKellen
Betts/Witt: Stuart Organ
Lincoln/Butler: Eric Allan
Doll Williamson: Carole Boyd
De Barde/Erasmus: Michael Shannon
Williamson: Brett Usher
Caveler/William Roper: Alex Jennings
Sherwin: Michael Bilton
Lord Mayor: John Hollis
Suresby: Bernard Brown
Smart/First Player: Clive Panto
Lifter: Haydn Jones
Shrewsbury: Cyril Lucham
Surrey: David Gooderson
Palmer: Geopprey Collins
Catesby: John Webb
Clown/Horsekeeper: James Bryce
John Munday/Brewer: Timothy Bateson
Downes: David Peart
Sheriff/Warder: Peter Tuddenham
Boy player: Richard Huw
Lady More: Jean Trend
Lady Mayoress: Madi Hedd
Bishop of Rochester: Godfrey Kenton
Mistress Roper: Fiona Walker
Lieutenant of the Tower: Michael Spice

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