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Saturday-Night Theatre: Adventure Story

on BBC Radio 4 FM

by Terence Rattigan adapted for radio by Peter Watts
with Paul Daneman as Alexander the Great
The action of the play takes place in Greece and Persia during the fourth century B.C.

Repeated: Monday, 3.15 p.m.
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Contributors

Author:
Terence Rattigan
Adapted for radio by:
Peter Watts
Producer:
John Powell
Alexander the Great:
Paul Daneman
The Queen Mother of Persia:
Margaret Rawlings
Hephaestion, a Macedonian officer:
David Brierley
Alexander:
Paul Daneman
A sculptor:
Michael Harbour
Philip of Macedon Alexander's father:
John Wyse
General Parmenion:
David March
Philotas his son:
Nigel Graham
The Pythia Priestess of Delphi:
Margaret Robertson
The Queen Mother of Persia:
Margaret Rawlings
Darius, King of Persia:
John Justin
Queen Statira:
Barbara Mitchell
Prince Bessus Satrap of Bactria:
Anthony Jackson
Princess Statira:
Sian Davies
Mazares, servant to Darius:
Harold Kasket
Cleitus, a Macedonian officer:
Francis de Wolff
Macedonian officer - Ptolemy:
Michael Harbour
Macedonian officer - Perdicoas:
Christopher Bidmead
Roxana:
Margaret Robertson
[Actor]:
Alexander John

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