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Fairy Tales


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2/4. Cinderella. A university cleaner whose ambition it is to study anthropology faces strong opposition when she applies for a post accompanying a professor on an expedition to Borneo.
Writers Anil Gupta and Richard Pinto ; Producer Rhonda Smith
Director Peter Lydon (HD)


Unknown: Anil Gupta
Unknown: Richard Pinto
Producer: Rhonda Smith
Director: Peter Lydon
Professor Hans M Prince: James Nesbitt
Cindy Mellor: Maxine Peake
Professor Charlotte Brooks: Harriet Walter
Alice: Mona Hammond
Fenola Gay: Lucy Punch
Phoebe: Luclnda Raikes
Wolf: Angus Barnett
Ralph Graham: Ian McElhinney
Student: Saolrse O'Dwyer
Barry: John Hewitt

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