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Renée Asherson in The French Prisoner
A play for radio by BRIAN GEAR based on The Westcotes by SIR ARTHUR QUILLER-COUCH
Endymion, Narcissus, and Dorothea: the very flower of an old county family in the early nineteenth century. For them youth was an adventure to be recalled with an indulgent smile, and the way ahead was assured. Then the French prisoners arrived.....
Produced by MICHAEL BowEN


Unknown: Renée Asherson
Radio By: Brian Gear
Unknown: Sir Arthur Quiller-Couch
Produced By: Michael Bowen
Narrator: Duncan McIntyre
Endymion Westcote: Denys Hawthorne
Narcissus Westcote ,: Basil Jones
Dorothea Westcote: ,renée Asherson
Gen Rochambeau: ,norman Tyrrell
Ostler: Geoffrey Wincott
Raoul: Christopher Bidmead
Polly: June Barrie
Mudge: Geoffrey Wincott
Corporal Sam Zeally: Roy Brimble
Young Officer: Brian Ralph
Best: Norman Tyrhell
Hawkins: Brian Ralph
Commandant: Geoffrey Wincott
Dawson: Norman Tyrrell

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BBC Radio 4 FM, 24 August 1968 20.30

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