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La Peste by Albert Camus.
Dramatised in two parts by Guy Meredith.
2: While doctors Rieux and Castel urgently seek a remedy for the bubonic plague, Tarrou has his own ideas about what needs to be done. with John Church. Andrew Branch. Sheila Grant , Brian Hewlett and Garard Green.
Director Cherry Cookson. Stereo


Unknown: Albert Camus.
Unknown: Guy Meredith.
Unknown: Andrew Branch.
Unknown: Sheila Grant
Unknown: Brian Hewlett
Unknown: Garard Green.
Director: Cherry Cookson.
Dr Rieux: Ronald Pickup
Tarrou: John Shrapnel
Rambert: Clive Merrison
Grand: Maurice Denham
Collard: Brian Glover
Father Panaloux: Alfred Burke
DrRiclwrd: Stuart Organ
Dr Castel: John Bott
Radio Announcer: George Parsons
Prefect: David Garth
Madame Rieux: Joan Matheson
Marie Hélène: Susie Brann
Claire: Natasha Pyne

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This site contains the BBC listings information which the BBC printed in Radio Times between 1923 and 2009. You can search the site for BBC programmes, people, dates and Radio Times editions.

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