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The Citadel

Series 2

1. Established

Duration: 15 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FMLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 Extra

Andrew Manson, a newly trained doctor is established now in Drineffy, a South Wales mining town and has taken on all of his elderly and ailing employer's sick patients.

He remains good friends with the cynical Dr Denny - a flawed genius, and narrator, who observes Manson's very own sickness - 'love sickness'.

Set in the mid 1920s and based on A J Cronin's ground breaking novel, which is said to have partly inspired the creation of the NHS.

Manson ...... Richard Fleeshman
Denny ...... Julian Lewis Jones
Christine ...... Alexandra Roach
Branwell ...... Philip Fox
Gladys ...... Kath Weare
Aneurin Rees ...... Simon Ludders
Mrs Howellls ...... Ellie Darvill

Pianist: Simon Hoban

Dramatised by Christopher Reason.

Producer: Pauline Harris and Gary Brown.
Director: Gary Brown

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in March 2018. Show less

Contributors

Christine:
Alexandra Roach
Branwell:
Philip Fox
Gladys:
Kath Weare
Aneurin Rees:
Simon Ludders
Mrs Howellls:
Ellie Darvill
Director:
Gary Brown
Producer:
Gary Brown
Author:
AJ Cronin

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