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Sunday Play


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In the Native State
Tom Stoppard 's new play for radio is set in two places and periods: India in 1930 and England in the present day.
With Peggy Ashcroft and Felicity Kendal
Excerpt from Up the Country by Emily Eden read by Auriol Smith. Director John Tydeman
0 COVER STORY: page 18


Unknown: Tom Stoppard
Unknown: Peggy Ashcroft
Unknown: Emily Eden
Read By: Auriol Smith.
Director: John Tydeman
Mrs Swan: Peggy Ashcroft
Flora Crewe, her elder sister: Felicity Kendal
Nirad Das, an Indian painter: Sam Dastor
Anish Das, his son: Lyndam Gregory
Rajah: Saeed Jaffrey
David Durance: Simon Treves
Mr Pyke, an editor: William Hootkins
Coomaraswami: Renu Setna
The Resident: Brett Usher
Nazrul: Amerjit Deu
Francis Swan: Mark Straker
Nell: Emma Gregory

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This site contains the BBC listings information which the BBC printed in Radio Times between 1923 and 2009. You can search the site for BBC programmes, people, dates and Radio Times editions.

We hope it helps you find information about that long forgotten BBC programme, research a particular person or browse your own involvement with the BBC.

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