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The Wednesday Play: The Last Train through the Harecastle Tunnel


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by Peter Terson
In the first in the new season of Wednesday Plays a young train spotter spends a long weekend taking a historic trip on the last train through Harecastle Tunnel. On his journey he meets a great variety of people, all with their own reasons for being on the train. Author Peter Terson is best known for his work with the National Youth Theatre with plays like Zigger Zagger, The Apprentices, and Fuzz
Directed by ALAN CLARKE
Peter Terson interviewed: see page 8


Writer: Peter Terson
Lighting: Peter Catlett
Designer: Derek Dodd
Producer: Irene Shubik
Director: Alan Clarke
Fowler: Richard O'Callaghan
Judge Grayson: John Le Mesurier
Farquhar: Paul Brooke
Smith: Iain Reid
McCullow: Robert Hartley
Corporal: John Owens
Truculent: Bill Lyons
Brian: Layrie Asprey
Blondie: John Gray
2nd Lt Florence: Jonathan Burn
Mrs Dyson: Noel Dyson
Mess: Claire Davenport
Mr Dyson: Victor Platt
Adam Coulson: Joe Gladwin
Jackie Coulson: Griffith Davis
Ticket man: John Scorr Martin
Beatrice Grayson: Angela Pleasence
Mrs Grayson: Shelagh Fraser
The gardener: Anthony Kelly
Mrs Phillips: Eileen Way
Mr Phillips: Toke Townley

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The Wednesday Play: The Last Train through the Harecastle Tunnel

BBC One London, 1 October 1969 21.10

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