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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.

Contributors

Author: Hugh Ross Williamson
Adapted by: Michael Voysey
Producer: Rudolph Cartier
Designer: 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
Henriette: 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
Courtier: Brian Sheehy
Concierge: Rose Howlett
Prostitute: Fenella Fielding
Foreman: Eric Lugg
Old Man: Beckett Bould
News vendor: John Baker
Deputies,: citizens, rabble, in the streets, etc. [uncredited]

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Sunday-Night Theatre presents: The Magnificent Egoist

BBC Television, 14 July 1957 20.30






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