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For the Term of His Natural Life

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We have produced a Style Guide to help editors follow a standard format when editing a listing. If you are unsure how best to edit this programme please take a moment to read it.
An Australian drama series in three parts adapted from MARCUS CLARKE 'S classic adventure story starring
Bebe Taylor and 2: A strange twist of fate forces Rufus Dawes and Maurice Frere into an uneasy alliance. For Dawes, it is an opportunity to prove his integrity and heroism and his only chance of ever earning a free pardon; but he is soon to learn that Frere is not a man to stand by his word. And
Dawes knows only too well from experience that few are willing to believe a convicted man's version of events. Written and produced by WILTON SCHILLER and PATRICIA PAYNE
Directed by ROB STEWART (Part 3 next Sunday)
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Contributors

Unknown: Marcus Clarke
Unknown: Bebe Taylor
Unknown: Rufus Dawes
Unknown: Maurice Frere
Produced By: Wilton Schiller
Produced By: Patricia Payne
Directed By: Rob Stewart
The Rev Mr North: Anthony Perkins
Major Vickers: Patrick MacNee
Julia Vickers: Samantha Eggar
Lady Ellinor Devine: Diane Cilento
Rufus Dawes: Colin Friels
Lieutenant Frere: Rod Mullinar
John Rex: Robert Coleby
Sarah Purfoy: Susan Lyons
Sylvia Vickers: Penelope Stewart
Gabbett: Johnny Johnstone

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For the Term of His Natural Life

BBC One London, 23 June 1985 19.15






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