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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.


Martyn Wade
Cherry Cookson
Anton Lesser
Conleth Hill
John Rowe
Martin Hyder
Sean Baker
Charles Dickens:
Philip Fox
Alice Hart

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