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Screen Two: Hope in the Year Two

Synopsis

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.
April 1794:
Georges Danton , the hero of the French Revolution, is imprisoned in a Paris jail, awaiting his morning appointment with La Guillotine. His accusers are so afraid of the strength of his popular support that they have imprisoned a decoy to frustrate any attempt to rescue him. A young guard must decide if his prisoner is the real Danton - and whether it is too risky to help him.
Actor Jack Shepherd and writer Trevor Griffiths , who collaborated on Bill Brand and All Good Men, are reunited for this powerful account of Danton's last hours, 200 years ago.
Prisoner......JACK SHEPHERD
Henry. TOM BOWLES Louise. SOPHIE UNFIELD
ProducerAnn Scott; Director Elijah Moshinsky

Contributors

Unknown: Georges Danton
Unknown: Jack Shepherd
Unknown: Trevor Griffiths
Unknown: Bill Brand
Unknown: Jack Shepherd
Unknown: Bowles Louise.
Director: Elijah Moshinsky






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