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Cakes and Ale: The BBC2 Serial: Part 3


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by W. Somerset Maugham
Dramatised in three parts by Harry Green
Starring Michael Hordern as Willie Ashenden, Judy Cornwell as Rosie Gann

With the help of ever-faithful Lord George, Rosie and Ted Driffield have fled Blackstable and debts. In London, success waits for Ted; and for Rosie waits the adoring young Willie Ashenden.
(Next week: "Our Mutual Friend" by Charles Dickens)


Author: W. Somerset Maugham
Dramatised by: Harry Green
Music composed and conducted by: Bill Southgate
Producer: Richard Beynon
Director: Bill Hays
Willie Ashenden: Michael Hordern
Rosie Gann: Judy Cornwell
Willie as a boy: Paul Aston
Alroy Kear: Peter Jeffrey
Amy Driffield: Lynn Farleigh
Edward Driffield: Mike Pratt
Miss Fellowes: Barbara Atkinson
Lord George Kemp: James Grout
Mrs Barton Trafford: Madge Ryan
Allgood Newton: John Quarmby
Mary-Ann: Eileen Helsby
Landlady: Diana Lambert
Harry Retford: Clive Graham

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