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Weep for the Cyclops


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Written for television and produced by Denis Johnston.
The true history of Dr. Jonathan Swift, Dean of St. Patrick's, Dublin.


Writer/Producer: Denis Johnston
Setting: Barry Learoyd
Jonathan Swift: Fred O'Donovan
Esther Johnson (Stella): Joyce Heron
Esther Vanhomrigh (Vanessa): Muriel Pavlow
Charles Ford: Godfrey Kenton
Dr. Berkeley: Ivan Samson
Rebecca Dingley: Jean Anderson
Richard Brennan: Harry Fine
The Rev. Mr Tisdall: Stuart Latham
John Gay: Oliver Burt
Mrs. Vanhomrigh: Marjorie Gresley
Moll Vanhomrigh: Ursula Harby
A curate: John Chandos
First trollop: Sally Travers
Second trollop: Micheline Patton

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