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Playhouse: Fothergill


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by ROBERT HOLLES, based on An Innkeeper's Diary by John FOTHERGILL. Starring Robert Hardy. In 1922 John Fothergill , scholar, aesthete, one-time friend of Oscar Wilde , bought 'The Spread Eagle' at Thame determined to turn it into England's most celebrated inn.
Music composed by DAVID FANSHAWE
Designer DON GILES
Film editor KEN PEARCE
Photography JOHN HOOPER
Script editor BRENDA REID


Fothergill: Robert Hardy
Kate: Lynn Farleigh
Kitty: Tacy Kneale
Phyllis: Ceri Jackson
First farmer: Len Howe
Second farmer: Alan Haines
Stallholder: Malcolm Gerard
Jelks: Nigel Nodes
Margaret: Monica Kendal
Pemberton: Patrick Newell
Tripper: James Duggan
Neilson: John Carson
Hermione Baddeley: Marjorie Bland
David Tennant: Arthur Bostrom
First clubman: John Franklyn-Robbins
Second clubman: Peter Hughes
Undergraduate: David Wilkinson
H G Wells: John Bird
Schoolmaster: Ivor Roberts
Titled lady: Eliza Buckingham
Crusty old party: Sebastian Shaw
Curtis-Bennett: David de Keyser
Chauffeur: Trevor T Smith
Debutante: Lynne Ross
First governess: Bridget Ashburn
Second governess: Alyson Spiro
Horsburgh: Simon Jones
Mrs Beaumont: Pauline Devaney
Middle-class woman: Elizabeth Spriggs
Invalid lady: Daphne Oxenford
Evelyn Waugh: Jeremy Sinden
Policeman: Arthur Blake

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