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Afternoon Play: On Earth, In Heaven

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Wandering around the bookstalls by the Thames in the late 19th century, two publishers discover some manuscripts containing prose and poetry of exquisite beauty. The author of these unpublished works turns out to be a young man who lived in the 17th century, whose life they become fascinated by. By Martyn Wade.
Music by David Pickvance ; Producer/Director Cherry Cookson

Contributors

Unknown: Martyn Wade.
Music By: David Pickvance
Director: Cherry Cookson
Thomas: Jamie Glover
Susanna: Juliet Aubrey
Dobell: John Rowe
Brooke: Hugh Dickson
Young Thomas: Ben Tlbber
Hopton: Martin Hyder

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Afternoon Play: On Earth, In Heaven

BBC Radio 4 FM, 28 March 2005 14.15






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