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The book by Charles Kingeley arranged as a serial for broadcasting in six parts by Nan Macdonald
1: How Hereward became an outlaw and slew the Great White Bear
Production by Herbert Smith


Book By: Charles Kingeley
Unknown: Nan MacDonald
Production By: Herbert Smith
Charles Kingsley, the Chronicler: Ivan Samson
Hereward: David Mahlowe
Lady Godiva, his mother: Joan Heath
Herluin, Steward of Peterborough: Leonard Wiriams
Prior Brand, Hereward' s uncle: Robert Wallace
The Abbot of Peterborough: John Wardle
Martin Lightfoot: Geoffrey Banks
Winter: Brian Trueman
Gwenoch: John Daglish
Gery: Geoffrey Hayes
Azer: Brian Dean
Alfiruda: Jenwifer Moss
Gilbert of Ghent's wife: Rosalie Wiliams

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