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Screen Two: Hope in the Year Two


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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
ProducerAnn Scott; Director Elijah Moshinsky


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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