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The Prisoner of Zenda


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by ANTHONY HOPE dramatised in six episodes by JAMES ANDREW HALL
Malcolm Sinclair as Rudolf Rassendyll/King Rudolf
1: An impulsive visit to
Ruritania at coronation time makes a dramatic change in the carefree life of Rudolf Rassendyll, a wealthy and aristocratic young Englishman.
The Rassendylls have a very unusual family relationship with the ruling house of Ruritania. With greatness suddenly thrust upon him, Rudolf must face an extraordinary and dangerous challenge.
Anthony Hope's fast-moving story of royal romance and political intrigue has been a much-loved bestseller from the day it was first published.
Music composed and conducted by PAUL LEWIS
Costume designer KEN TREW Script editor TERRANCE DICKS Designer PAUL JOEL


Unknown: James Andrew Hall
Unknown: Malcolm Sinclair
Conducted By: Paul Lewis
Designer: Ken Trew
Editor: Terrance Dicks
Designer: Paul Joel
Producer: Barry Letts
Director: Leonard Lewis
Colonel Sapt: John Woodvine
'Black' Michael: George Irving
Rupert of Hentzau: Jonathon Morris
Fritz von Tarlenheim: Nicholas Geeks
Antoinette de Mauban: Pauline Moran
Smithers: Gary Waldhorn
Station-master: John White
Customs officials: Graham Turner
Customs officials: Gordon Salkilld
Krafstein: Clyde Gatell
De Gautet: Ben Feitelson
Josef: John Moore
Servant: Peggy Shields

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