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In a Land of Plenty


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Fourth in a ten-part drama tracking the fortunes of the Freeman family over the second half of the 20th century. Sex, love and jealousy come to the fore as the children get to grips with adolescence. Contains strong language.
Dramatised by Neil Biswas from the novel by Tim Pears
Producer Claire Hirsch ; Director Hettie Macdonald (S) (W)


Dramatised By: Neil Biswas
Novel By: Tim Pears
Producer: Claire Hirsch
Director: Hettie MacDonald
Charles: Robert Pugh
James: Shaun Dingwall
Edna: Lorraine Ashboume
Mina: Hazel Monaghan
Stanley: Garry Cooper
Zoe: Sian Reeves
Aunt Margaret: Rachel Bell
Teenage James: Shane Fox
Teenage Alice: Gemma Padley
Teenage Laura: Charlotte Salt
Teenage Robert: Robbie Woodward
Mrs Ganatra: Leena Dhingra
Anil: Shiv Grewar
Mr Ganatra: Badi Uzzaman
Hilary: Ella Sawyer
Joanna: Sara Williams
Teenage Simon: James Bradshaw
Adrian: Tim Harris
Art teacher: Joy Carradice
Teenage: Harry Farazayub

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