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To the Ends of the Earth


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New series 1/3. A young aristocrat experiences life in the raw aboard a warship bound for Australia in a dramatisation of William Golding 's darkly comic trilogy. Rites of Passage. The early 19th century: arrogant and immature Edmund Talbot is drawn to flirtatious
Zenobia on a trip where tough lessons will be learnt.
Dramatised by Leigh Jackson and Tony Basgallop
Producer Lynn Horsford ; Director David Attwood All hands on deck: p12; What happened to TV drama?: p55


Unknown: William Golding
Unknown: Edmund Talbot
Dramatised By: Leigh Jackson
Dramatised By: Tony Basgallop
Producer: Lynn Horsford
Director: David Attwood
Edmund: Benedict Cumberbatch
Wheeler: Brian Pettifer
Miss Granham: Victoria Hamilton
Parson Colley: Daniel Evans
Lt Cumbersham: Robert Hobbs
Captain Anderson: Jared Harris
Bates: Theo Landy
Lt Charles Summers: James Silves
Deverel: Jj Felld
Mr Bowles: Tim Delap
Oldmeadow: Chris Walker
Mr Prettiman: Sam Neill
Zenobia: Paula Jennings
Mr Brocklebank: Richard McCabe
Mr Pike: Jonathan Slinqer
Mrs Pike: Vanessa Pike
Phoebe Pike: Kirsty Motzouris
Annibel Pike: Kelly Motzouris
Mrs Brocklebank: Denise Black
Phillips: Adam Woolf
Willis: Callum Callaqhan
Smiles: Jonathan Pienaar
Askew: Tom Fisher
Gibbs: Daniel Newman
Jones: Lionel Newton
Mrs East: Danelle Drury
Mr East: Damon Berry
Billy Rogers: James Alexander

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