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The Sunday Feature: Wild Justice


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by Maurice Keens Soper
A dramatised account of the impeachment of Warren Hastings, ex-Governor-General of Bengal, before the House of Lords. An ordeal that lasted over 149 days from February 1788 to April 1795.
"In England the state is embodied in its laws; in India it is embodied in men. The whole history of Asia proves the invariable exercise of arbitrary power." (WARREN HASTINGS)
"Those who give and those who receive arbitrary power are alike criminal. It is a contradiction in terms, it is blasphemy in religion, it is wickedness in politics." (EDMUND BURKE)
Stereo (Re-broadcast on Friday at 11.0am)


Unknown: Maurice Keens Soper
Unknown: Warren Hastings
Unknown: Andrew Branch
Unknown: Garard Green
Unknown: Michael Hadley.
Unknown: Brian Hewlett
Unknown: Peter Howell.
Unknown: Stuart Organ
Unknown: George Parsons.
Unknown: Tim Reynolds
Unknown: Manning Wilson
Directed By: John Theocharis.
Warren Hastings: Edward de Souza
Edmund Burke: T P McKenna
William Markham: Eric Stovell
Sir Philip Francis: Richard Durden
Mrs Hastings: Pauline Letts
Mr Law: John Church

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