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Fay Compton and Andre Morell in ' THE HISTORY OF HENRY ESMOND'

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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.
by William Makepeace Thackeray
Dramatised for broadcasting by John Keir Cross
8— 'Lord Murderer '
Produced by Peter Watts
In last week's episode Colonel Esmond has decided at last to declare his love for Beatrix, the daughter of his cousin and protectress, Rachel, Viscountess Castlewood. He resolves to speak after the great reception given in his honour by his stepmother, the old Dowager-even though he must recognise in his heart that Beatrix's overweening ambition and worldliness would make them both miserable for the rest of their lives if they did come together. At the reception, however, Beatrix meets the most distinguished nobleman in all Britain, the elderly Duke of Hamilton; and all Henry's hopes are shattered when he hears that she and he have suddenly become betrothed ...

Contributors

Unknown: William Makepeace Thackeray
Broadcasting By: John Keir Cross
Produced By: Peter Watts
Henry Esmond: Andre Morell
Lady Castlewood: Fay Compton
Beatrix Esmond: Marjorie Westbury
The Duke of Hamilton: Moultrie Kelsall
Frank, 5th Viscount Castlewood: David Enders

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Fay Compton and Andre Morell in ' THE HISTORY OF HENRY ESMOND'

BBC Home Service Basic, 1 May 1949 20.30






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