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The Hero Rises Up

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A melodrama by JOHN ARDEN and MARGARETTA D'ARCY concerning the Life and Death of Vice-Admiral Lord Viscount Nelson an Individual of many failings but one who never paused to Think Twice: who never permitted his Sober Caution to overrule his Hot Reserve: who did Not Care what the Timorous Critics of his age had to say in his disfavour. starring
Paul Daneman , Fenella Fielding Music composed and arranged by DAVID CAIN
Play adapted by GERRY JONES arranged for stereo by JOHN POWELL
The play is set in a Fantastic Fairground and the action takes the form of a series of Sensational and Spectacular Sideshows
Cast in order of speaking: First Fairground
Barker JOHN HOLLIS
Lord Nelson........PAUL DANEMAN Emma,
Lady Hamilton FENELLA FIELDING
Captain Josiah Nisbet , Nelson's Stepson. NIGEL LAMBERT
Second Fairground Barker
GEOFFREY COLLINS
Sir William Hamilton , British
Ambassador at Naples
PETER PRATT
Allen, Nelson's sailor servant
JOHN HOLLIS
The King of Naples
CLIFFORD NORGATE
The Queen of Naples.MADI HEDD Mrs Cadogan , Emma's mother
JESSIE EVANS
Captain Hardy, RN John RYE Bosun MICHAEL HARBOUR The Cardinal of Calabria DAVID MARCH
Caracciolo, Neapolitan Minister of Marine.GEOFFREY COLLINS Admiral Keith, RN
MICHAEL HARBOUR
Lady Nelson...KATHLEEN MICHAEL A Prince of the House of Hanover DAVID MARCH A host......... GODFREY KENTON A seaman's wife MADI HEDD Admiral St Vincent , RN
CLIFFORD NORGATE
Admiral Parker, RN .... JOHN RYE A clergyman....MICHAEL HARBOUR Chorus of guests, relatives. sailors, and the people of England
MEMBERS OF THE TILFORD BACH FESTIVAL CHOIR
Instrumentalists: MICHAEL LAIRD TONY MOORE , BRIAN SPRING
CHRIS LAWRENCE , CLIVE HEATH DAVID MUNROW, OLAF VAS
Music and special sound in collaboration with' the BBC Radiophonic Workshop
Produced by JOHN POWELL
Special stereo sound effects recorded at the Festival Pleasure Gardens. Battersea Park
(Paul Daneman is in ' Hadrian VII ' at the Haymarket Theatre; Jessie Evans in 'Canterbury Tales' at the Phoenix Theatre, London)

Contributors

Unknown:
John Arden
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Margaretta D'Arcy
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Paul Daneman
Arranged By:
David Cain
Adapted By:
Gerry Jones
Unknown:
John Powell
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Barker John Hollis
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Paul Daneman
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Lady Hamilton Fenella
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Captain Josiah Nisbet
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Nigel Lambert
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Fairground Barker
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Geoffrey Collins
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Sir William Hamilton
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John Hollis
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Mrs Cadogan
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Jessie Evans
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Calabria David March
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Geoffrey Collins
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Kathleen Michael
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Godfrey Kenton
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Admiral St Vincent
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Laird Tony Moore
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Brian Spring
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Chris Lawrence
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Clive Heath
Produced By:
John Powell
Unknown:
Paul Daneman
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Jessie Evans

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