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Afternoon Theatre: Tristram Shandy


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A dramatisation by Peter Buckman of Laurence Sterne's comic novel, with music by James Walker
The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy together with divers reflections on Life, Death, Love, Religion and Art.
Our hero Tristram Shandy endeavours to tell us the story of his life but is much hampered bv his delight in irrelevant anecdote and his love of humorous serendipity.


Author: Laurence Sterne
Dramatised by: Peter Buckman
Music: James Walker
Bassoonist: Roger Hellyer
Cellist: Benjamin Kennard
Director: Penny Gold
Tristram: Nigel Hawthorne
Uncle Toby: Robert Lang
Mr Shandy: Richard Hurndall
Widow Wadman: Vivian Pickles

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