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Tony Britton in THE WOODLANDERS'


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Thomas Hardy 's novel of the Wessex countryside adapted as a radio play in ten parts by Desmond Hawkins
1—' Mr. Percomb's Rural Ride'
Music composed and conducted by Bruce Montgomery and played by the BBC West of England Light Orchestra
Produced by Owen Reed


Unknown: Thomas Hardy
Unknown: Desmond Hawkins
Conducted By: Bruce Montgomery
Produced By: Owen Reed
Narrator: George Holloway
Mr Percomb: Ronald Baddiley
Robert Creedle: Charlese Stidwill
Sam Cawtree: George Mattock
Marty South: Beatrice Bevan
Mr South: Owen Berry
Giles Winterborne: Tony Britton
Timothy Tangs: Lewis Gedge
Mr Melbury: Hedley Goodall
Mrs Melbury: Gwen Howell

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Tony Britton in THE WOODLANDERS'

BBC Home Service Basic, 14 August 1955 20.30

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