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Saturday-Night Theatre


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Riding to Jerusalem by ELSPETH SANDYS
The play is dedicated to the villagers, past and present, of Ascott-under-mychwood.
In 1873, the people of a north Cotswold village faced a time of crisis: the land had turned sour and produced too little to support them.
Robert Wheatcroft has been one of the people, but now his position as squire separates him from his own kind and his marriage also shows his inability to make real contact with other people, however much he cares for them. with the children of Ascott-under-Wychwood, Oxfordshire Directed by JANE MORGAN
(Repeated: Monday 3.0 pm). Stereo


Unknown: Elspeth Sandys
Unknown: Robert Wheatcroft
Directed By: Jane Morgan
Robert Wheatcroft: Bruce Purchase
Clarissa: Pippa Guard
Jack Cook: Norman Jones
Sarah: Tessa Worsley
Amos Man: Peter Acre
Albert Norton: William Eedle
Jeremiah Smith: Christopher Douglas
Duke of Marlborough: David Sinclair
Squire Edge worth: Brian Smith
The Rev Branwyn Mallock: Brian Carroll
The Hon Hugh Leighton: Trevor Nicholls
Lucy Norton: Katherine Parr
Amelia Man: Victoria Wicks
Jacob Moss: Mark Straker
Landlord: Colin Starkey
Martha Moneybone: Melinda Walker

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