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Afternoon Play: Hermit Lucas

on BBC Radio 4 FM

The celebrated Victorian hermit James Lucas was born into a well-to-do family but went from being an amiable eccentric to a complete recluse when his beloved mother died. For the next 25 years he never left the house but was happy to talk to those who passed by, including complete strangers and even the eminent Charles Dickens. Written by Martyn Wade.

Contributors

Writer:
Martyn Wade
Director:
Cherry Cookson
James:
Anton Lesser
Carman:
Conleth Hill
George:
John Rowe
Hailey:
Martin Hyder
DrTuke:
Sean Baker
Charles Dickens:
Philip Fox
Girl:
Alice Hart

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