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First Born


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Firstin a three-part series Screenplay by TED WHITEHEAD from the novel Gorsaga by MAUREEN DUFFY
'Mary has given birth. Not just to a baby ... but to a species.' Edward Forester types this entry into his computer in elation but how long will it survive?
Make-up designer ELIZABETH ROWELL Photography DAVID FEIG
Script editor gwenda bagshaw
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Unknown: Ted Whitehead
Unknown: Maureen Duffy
Unknown: Edward Forester
Music By: Hans Zimmer
Designer: Elizabeth Rowell
Unknown: David Feig
Editor: Gwenda Bagshaw
Producer: Sally Head
Director: Philip Saville
Edward Forester: Charles Dance
Ann Forester: Julie Peasgood
Lancing: Philip Madoc
Chris Knott: Peter Tilbury
Nancy Knott: Rosemary McHale
Lucy: Francesca Brill
Priest: Rob Dixon
Doctor: Susan Beresford

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This site contains the BBC listings information which the BBC printed in Radio Times between 1923 and 2009. You can search the site for BBC programmes, people, dates and Radio Times editions.

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