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Gunpowder Women

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2/5. The Mother. Robert Catesby has sold Bushwood Hall apparently to raise money for his secretive activities. His mother's servant Martha Bates is convinced that her husband is mixed up in the plot as well. Written by Deborah Catesby , a direct descendant of Robert Catesby.
Lute music arranged and played by Paula Chateauneuf
Producer/Director Peter Leslie Wild Repeated from 10.45am


Robert Catesby
Bushwood Hall
Martha Bates
Written By:
Deborah Catesby
Robert Catesby.
Played By:
Paula Chateauneuf
Peter Leslie
Carolyn Pickles
William Waad:
Robert Lister
Anne Catesby:
Tina Gray
Robert Catesby:
Richard Derrington
Martha Bates:
Deborah McAndrew
Mary Bates:
Helen Monks
Robin Catesby:
Tom Ball

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