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Afternoon Play: This Cold August Light


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1816 was known as the year without a summer Snow fell and crops failed across Europe and North America - but the sunsets were amazing. Jerome Vincent 's play explores the effects these extraordinary climactic conditions had on artists and writers working at the time.
Organ music by Jonathan Ayerst : Producer/D.rector David Blount


Unknown: Jerome Vincent
Music By: Jonathan Ayerst
Unknown: David Blount
Edgar Allan Poe: Kerry Shale
Young Poe: Michael Beveridge
Maunder: David Timson
Lily: Alison Pettitt
Edith: Alison Pettitt
Laura: Rachel Atkins
Mary Shelley: Rachel Atkins
Turner: Harry Myers
Mellish: Harry Myers
Polidori: Chris Stanton
Farthing: Chris Stanton
Taylor: Robin Toller

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Afternoon Play: This Cold August Light

BBC Radio 4 FM, 15 August 2006 14.15

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