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FAIREST ISLE The Sunday Play: Fair Hearing


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by Steve May.
During the Second World War, Charlie, a young violinist, finds a place in Michael Tippett 's Voluntary Employment Orchestra.
Like the man he so admires, Charlie wants to be a virtuoso musician and a conscientious objector to the war, but for a kid from Peckham - "C3 and piss poor" according to his father - even to get a fair hearing is just not that easy.
Music played by Will Menter
(soprano saxophone) and Julian Dale (double bass), and composed and arranged by Steve May and Will Menter Director Eoin O'Callaghan


Unknown: Steve May.
Unknown: Michael Tippett
Played By: Will Menter
Unknown: Julian Dale
Arranged By: Steve May
Arranged By: Will Menter
Director: Eoin O'Callaghan
Charlie: Julian Rhind Tutt
Max: Samuel West
Bren: Gavin Muir
George: Bill Wallis
Mrs: Tessa Worsley
Vicar: Denys Hawthorne
Caruso: Don McCorkindale
Asylum supervisor: Peter Yapp

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FAIREST ISLE The Sunday Play: Fair Hearing

BBC Radio 3, 19 February 1995 19.30

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