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Screen Two: Stanley


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Anton Lesser and Juliet Stevenson Screenplay by ELAINE MORGAN
- 'I'm a treasure island seeker and the island is me....'
The controversial English artist Stanley Spencer scandalised the art world when he painted the Resurrection taking place in the churchyard of Cookham, his home village by the River Thames; and further scandalised the village when he decided that to nourish his imagination he needed two wives.
0 FEATURE: page 9,
FILMS: page 18


Unknown: Anton Lesser
Unknown: Juliet Stevenson
Play By: Elaine Morgan
Artist: Stanley Spencer
Unknown: Philip Bonham.
Producer: Ruth Caleb
Director: Anna Benson Gyles
Stanley Spencer: Anton Lesser
Hilda Carline: Juliet Stevenson
Patricia Preece: Sarah Berger
Richard Carline: Christopher Baines
Mrs Carline: Valerie Lush
Elsie: Lesley Dunlop
Dudley Tooth: David Horovitch
Dorothy Hepworth: Jacqueline Tong
William Spencer: Norman Jones
Solicitor: Roger Brierley
Mary Behrends: Wendy Gifford
Louis Behrends: Peter Birrel
Hospital sister: Sally Mates
Mrs Gissing: Pat Quayle
Young Stanley: Paul Frith
Young Shirin: Lucy Martin

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