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Classic Serial: Father and Son


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1/2. "Faith is like love; it does not let itself be forced."
Edmund Gosse was raised in the strictly Nonconformist Plymouth Brethren. This is his account of the spiritual struggle between a lonely boy and his charismatic father. By Edmund Gosse. Dramatised by Nick Warburton.
Other parts played by Gerard McDermott , Delroy Brown , Nick Sayce and members of the cast
Producer/Director Jonquil Panting Repeated on Saturday at 9pm


Unknown: Edmund Gosse
Unknown: Edmund Gosse.
Dramatised By: Nick Warburton.
Played By: Gerard McDermott
Played By: Delroy Brown
Played By: Nick Sayce
Director: Jonquil Panting
Edmund Gosse: Derek Jacobi
Philip Henry Gosse: Roger Allam
Young Edmund: Steven Williams
Emily Gosse: Kate Buffery
Miss Marks: Colleen Prendergast
Mary Grace: Sophie Roberts
Miss Flaw: Ann Beach
Kate: Ayesha Antoine
Mr Punch: Geoff Felix

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