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Dramatised in thirteen episodes by VINCENT TILSLEY
5: Old Acquaintances
In which David revisits his childhood haunts and Steerforth buys a boat.
Cast in order of appearance:
Music composed and conducted by JOHN HOTCHKIS
Designer, Stephen Bundy Producer, CAMPBELL LoGAN
Directed by JOAN CRAFT


Unknown: Charles Dickens
Unknown: Vincent Tilsley
Conducted By: John Hotchkis
Designer: Stephen Bundy
Producer: Campbell Logan
Directed By: Joan Craft
Dr Strong: Gordon Richardson
Betsey Trotwood: Flora Robson
Mr Dick: George Benson
David: Ian McKellen
Uriah Heep: Colin Jeavons
Mr Wickfield: Noel Johnson
Agnes: Hannah Gordon
Steerforth: Barry Justice
Littimer: John Ringham
Mrs Steerforth: Elizabeth Tyrrell
Rosa Dartle: Judy Parfitt
Mr Peggotty: Joss Ackland
Mrs Gummidge: Olga Lindo
Emily: Angela Scoular
Ham Peggotty: Basil Moss
Peggotty: Lila Kaye
Barkis: Cordon Gostelow

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