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Our Mutual Friend


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1/20. Charles Dickens 's last completed novel. A father and daughter are on the Thames at night. Tied to their boat is a lifeless shape bobbing in the water. Dramatised by Mike Walker.
Other roles played by Janice Acquah and Paul Rider
Music by Roger Goula ; Directors Jessica Dromgoole and Jeremy Mortimer Repeated from 10.45am Radio features: pages 116-117


Unknown: Charles Dickens
Dramatised By: Mike Walker.
Played By: Janice Acquah
Played By: Paul Rider
Music By: Roger Goula
Directors: Jessica Dromgoole
Directors: Jeremy Mortimer
Charles Dickens: Alex Jennings
Bella: Daisy Haggard
Lizzie: Liny Watts
John: Carl Prekopp
Eugene: Patrick Kennedy
Mortimer: Matt Addis
Nicodemus: Jason Watkins
Mrs Boffin: Pauline Quirke
PaWilfer: Philip Fox
Ma Wilfer: Annabelle Dowler
Charlie: Adam Arnold
Gaffer: Malcolm Tierney
Silas: Lee Ross
Aenus: Stephen Hogan
Rogue: Jamie Foreman

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