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Bestseller

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Six programmes about famous books and their authors.
1: Robinson Crusoe by Daniel Defoe
' I walked about on the shore, my whole being wrapped up in the contemplation of my deliverance. reflecting upon, all my comrades that were drowned, and that there should not be one saved but mvself ... ' with Timothy West as Crusoe
Other parts read by COLIN BEAN , DAPHNE OXENFORD and ANTHONY WINGATE.
Narrator David Mahlowe
Written by FRANCIS WATSON
Producer STANLEY WILLIAMSON BBC Manchester

Contributors

Unknown: Daniel Defoe
Unknown: Timothy West
Read By: Colin Bean
Read By: Daphne Oxenford
Narrator: Anthony Wingate.
Narrator: David Mahlowe
Written By: Francis Watson
Producer: Stanley Williamson

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