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Drama Now: Fuschia Splendens

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We have produced a Style Guide to help editors follow a standard format when editing a listing. If you are unsure how best to edit this programme please take a moment to read it.
Thefourth in a major new series of plays commissioned for Radio 3.
What drives a man to face war, revolutions and bandits in order to fill English gardens with flowers? Les Smith's play is inspired by the Victorian botanist,
Theodore Hartweg , the man who gave England the fuschia.
Music: Dominique Legendre Director Kay Patrick

Contributors

Unknown: Theodore Hartweg
Music: Dominique Legendre
Director: Kay Patrick
Hartley: Russell Dixon
Sancho: Eliud Poras
Wakeman: Sean Barrett
Consul: Michael Cashman
Traveller/French Consul/Sailor: Don McCorkindale
Lieutenant/Hay: Paul Panting
Commission: Timothy Bateson
Santa Anna: Arturo Venegas
Officer: Stafan Boje
Officer: Vincent Boluda
Storyteller: Leda Casares
King: Francisco Morales
Messenger: Felix Medina
General: Luis Pinilla

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Drama Now: Fuschia Splendens

BBC Radio 3, 2 October 1994 19.30






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