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In tonight's Omnibus, a present day impression of the 'ineffectual angel,'
with Robert Powell as Shelley, Jenny Agutter as Mary Shelley

The fateful story of the young revolutionary pamphleteer turned poet who went into self-imposed exile in Italy, where he was drowned at sea aged 29.
This film retells the story of Shelley's life in his own words and those of his friends. It is based entirely on documents of the period, eye-witness accounts, letters, and diaries.

with Peter Bowles as Byron
and [see below]

A BBC RAI/Time-Life co- production


Film Cameraman: Ken Westbury
Film Editor: Tony Woollard
Director: Alan Bridges
Shelley: Robert Powell
Mary Shelley: Jenny Agutter
Byron: Peter Bowles
Leigh Hunt: Clifford Rose
Harriet Shelley: Lalla Ward
Claire Clairmont: Amanda Murray
Edward John Trelawny: Simon Gough
Jane Williams: Judy Matheson
Edward Williams: Tony Gylby-Garner
John William Polidori: Nicolas Chagrin
Master: Robert Sansom

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