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Revolutionary Witness: The Butcher

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by Peter Barnes
The second of four monologues based on eyewitness accounts of the ordinary men and women who made the French Revolution.
With Alfred Molina as Robert Sauveur.
Robert Sauveur started killing when he was 13. Like his father before him, he worked a 16-hour day amid the blood and stench of the slaughterhouse at Sceaux. He lived hard - drinking, brawling and whoring - and then the Revolution reformed him. Now he stands before the National Assembly, about to make the most important speech of his life.
("The Preacher' tomorrow at 10.10 pm)

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Writer: Peter Barnes
Robert Sauveur: Alfred Molina

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Revolutionary Witness: The Butcher

BBC Two England, 11 July 1989 22.10






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