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Rhodes: The Reckoning


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Last of the drama series charting the life of adventurer and empire-builder Cecil Rhodes.
Starring Martin Shaw
Rhodes has to battle against his two greatest enemies - his health, which is failing fast, and Princess Radziwill, who is determined to hound him to the last. See today's choices.
Written by Antony Thomas ; Producers Scott Meek and Charles Salmon ; Director David Drury
Rptd next Saturday on BBC2 Stereo
BBC RHODES VIDEO: price £24.99 from retailers


Writer: Antony Thomas
Producer: Scott Meek
Producer: Charles Salmon
Director: David Drury
Cecil Rhodes: Martin Shaw
Princess Radziwill: Frances Barber
Dr Jameson: Neil Pearson
Joseph Chamberlain: Oliver Cotton
Colonel Kekewich: Peter Guinness
Alfred Beit: Frantz Dobrowsky
John X Merriman: Philip Godawa
Paul Kruger: Carel Trichardt
John Grimmer: Alex Ferns
Philip Jourdan: Jeremy Crutchley
Dr Harris: Guy de Lancey
Henry Labouchere: Antony Thomas
Harry Currey: Gresby Nash
Charles Rudd: David Butler
Captain Widdowson: Greg Melvill-Smith
General French: David Sherwood

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