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Sunday-Night Theatre presents: The Magnificent Egoist

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by Hugh Ross Williamson
Adapted for television by Michael Voysey
[Starring] Rupert Davies

The action of the play starts on June 23, 1789, and ends on April 2, 1791, during the transition period from monarchy to republic in France.
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Hugh Ross Williamson
Adapted by:
Michael Voysey
Rudolph Cartier
Stephen Bundy
The King's Messenger:
Peter Augustine
Gabriel Mirabeau:
Rupert Davies
The Marquis de Mirabeau, his father:
Arthur Ridley
Sophie, his mistress:
Sonia Dresdel
Sheila Shand-Gibbs
La Marck, an Austrian nobleman:
Anton Diffring
Robespierre, a lawyer:
Cyril Shaps
Marie Antoinette, Queen of France:
Vera Fusek
Paul, a gardener:
Jack Rodney
Frochot, Mirabeau's secretary:
John Cazabon
Cabanis, Mirabeau's physician:
Kenneth Edwards
Marie Sophie's companion:
Mary Jones
Brian Sheehy
Rose Howlett
Fenella Fielding
Eric Lugg
Old Man:
Beckett Bould
News vendor:
John Baker
Deputies, citizens, rabble, in the streets, etc.:
[artists uncredited]

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