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Playhouse

Synopsis

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The Silver Fish by JOHN TULLY
It is winter and King Stephen's people are starving. Since his wife and baby were lost at sea he has stopped caring for his country. Rebellion is brewing outside the palace gates. Then a young man arrives claiming to be his long-lost son. Is this one genuine, or just another pretender?
Designer COLIN SHAW
Executive producer ANNA HOME Producer ANGELA BEECHING Director PAULINE CARTER

Contributors

Unknown: John Tully
Designer: Colin Shaw
Producer: Angela Beeching
Director: Pauline Carter
King Stephen: Derek Waring
Lord Albin: Cyril Luckham
Edward: Shaun Scott
Katherine: Alison Rose
Mathilda: Kathleen Helme
Grotius: Milo Sperber
John: John Francis
Harold: Daniel Webb






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This site contains the BBC listings information which the BBC printed in Radio Times between 1923 and 2009. You can search the site for BBC programmes, people, dates and Radio Times editions.

We hope it helps you find information about that long forgotten BBC programme, research a particular person or browse your own involvement with the BBC.

Through the listings, you will also be able to use the Genome search function to find thousands of radio and TV programmes that are already available to view or listen to on the BBC website.

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