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Afternoon Play: Hoffnung Drawn to Music


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Matt Lucas stars in Alan Stafford's freewheeling jaunt through the bizarre world of musical humorist Gerard Hoffnung. It's 1956 and the fruity-voiced raconteur, tuba player and occasional Quasimodo impersonator is about to unveil his latest madcap scheme - a Hoffnung Music Festival. Broadcast to mark the 50th anniversary of Hoffnung's early death.
Producer Adam Bromley
Director Lissa Evans


Unknown: Matt Lucas
Unknown: Alan Stafford
Unknown: Gerard Hoffnung
Producer: Adam Bromley
Director: Lissa Evans
Gerard Hoffnung: Matt Lucas
Psychiatrist: Matt Lucas
Annetta Hoffnung: Gina McKee
lan Messiter: Stephen Boswell
Malcolm Arnold: Nicholas Jones
Bean: Nicholas Jones
John Amis: Jon Glover
Roy Plomley: Jon Glover
Richard Dimbleby: Jon Glover
Arthur Drummer: Hugh Bonneville
Susan Drummer: Felicity Montagu
Announcer: Felicity Montagu
Annetta Hoffnung: Herself

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Afternoon Play: Hoffnung Drawn to Music

BBC Radio 4 FM, 28 September 2009 14.15

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