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The Far Off and the Near


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An English family saga based on unpublished letters and memoirs written between 1683 and 1883. Narrated by Robert Hardy
Final episode: England and after, 1867-1974
Music composed and conducted by JEREMY LUBBOCK sung by LINDA HURST and played by PATRICK GOWERS (keyboard) DUNCAN LAMONT (flute) ROY CARTER (Oboe)
Producer CHRISTOPHER VENNING followed by an interlude


Unknown: Virginia Browne
Conducted By: Jeremy Lubbock
Sung By: Linda Hurst
Played By: Patrick Gowers
Flute: Duncan Lamont
Oboe: Roy Carter
Violin: Marcia van Kampen
Viola: Janet Schlapp
Horn: Nick Hill
Cello: Christopher van Kampen
Cello: Johnny Dean
Harp: Skaila Kanga
Producer: Christopher Venning
Caroline: Betty Hardy
Sacey: Prunella Scales
Coleridge Patteson: Richard Kay
Charles Abraham: Geoffrey Bayldon
Charlie (as a boy): Simon Cipps-Kent
Charlie (grown up): David Timson
Mary: Ciaran Madden
Harry: Siôn Probert
George Selwyn: Michael Shannon
Wellington Furse: James Tho.Mason
Lady Martin: Marjorie Westbury
Billy Johnson: Tenniel Evans
New Zealand v: Paddy Frost
New Zealand v: Nicolette McKenzie
Jeanie Furse: Jill Balcon
Bessie: Nicolette McKenzie
Harriet Crowe: Sheelah Wilcocks

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The Far Off and the Near

BBC Radio 3, 24 January 1976 17.45

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