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The Friday Play: An UnhappyCountess


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By Paul Watson. Mary Eleanor Bowes , a young woman in England of 1786, is pursued by devious men who resort to kidnap and rape in the hope of embracing more than just her famous bosom when she is left a coal-mining fortune of E600,000 - the equivalent nowadays of £47million.
Director Paul Watson


Unknown: Paul Watson.
Unknown: Mary Eleanor Bowes
Director: Paul Watson
LadyStrathmore: Susannah Harker
Stoney Bowes: John Lynch
Paddy's Progress: Robert Glenlster
Walker: Russell Floyd
Gray: Nicholas Farrell
Mary Morgan: Joanne Froggatt
Mingay/Bate: Ian McNeice
Dorothey/Landlady: Sara Markland
Bartie/Erskine: Ian Masters
Judge/Peacock: Keith Drinkel
Constable Smith/Vicar: Andrew Branch
Lucas/Witness Hull: Sam Dale
Witness Foot/Landord: Ian Shaw
Servant: Tom Watson

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The Friday Play: An UnhappyCountess

BBC Radio 4 FM, 4 September 2009 21.00

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