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The Newgate Calendar


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The second of two plays by Christopher Denys based on the Calendar, which recorded the crimes of the inmates of London's infamous Newgate Prison.
The Tragic Life and Shameful Death of Mary Blandy. Besotted by Captain
Cranstoun, a fortune-seeker, Mary is persuaded to feed a powder to her father that she is told "will make him amiable again" towards Cranstoun.
Music composed and performed by John Telfer. Violinist Don Leo Schlaiffer
Director Shaun MacLoughlin


Unknown: Christopher Denys
Unknown: Mary Blandy.
Violinist: John Telfer.
Violinist: Don Leo Schlaiffer
Director: Shaun MacLoughlin
The Editor: Peter Jeffrey
Mary: Prue Clarke
Mr Blandy: Simon Carter
Mrs Blandy: Frances Jeater
Cranstoun: David Bannerman
Barbara: Hilary McLean
Susan: June Barrie
Walter: Bill Wallis
Foster: John Telfer
Lord Mark Ker: Cornelius Garrett

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The Newgate Calendar

BBC Radio 4 FM, 6 March 1995 14.00

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