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Three Men in a Boat


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by Jerome K. Jerome
Dramatised by Tom Stoppard

"We agree that we are overworked and need a rest - George suggests the river." And so the three men, not forgetting the dog, set out on their epic voyage of mishap up the Thames.


Author: Jerome K. Jerome
Dramatised by: Tom Stoppard
Music: David Fanshawe
Designer: Martin Collins
Sound Recordist: Stan Nightingale
Film Editor: Ken Pearce
Film Cameraman: Brian Tufano
Producer: Rosemary Hill
Director: Stephen Frears
J: Tim Curry
George: Stephen Moore
Harris: Michael Palin
Porter: Bill Stewart
Porter: Michael Elphick
Traffic supervisor: John Blain
Engine driver: George Innes
Harris's cousin: Russell Dixon
Pathetic woman: Mary McLeod
Irate man: Clifford Kershaw
Desolate man: Alan Collins
Woman with baby: Eileen Helsby
First lock keeper: Herbert Tucker
Second lock keeper: Harry Markham
Blackmailer: Tony Rohr
Old river hand: Frank Mills
Launch owner: John Dicks
Fashionable girl: Anne Zelda
Doctor: William Russell
Chemist: Hugh Thomas

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