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The Saturday Play: The Blue Flower


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By Penelope Fitzgerald , dramatised by Peter Wolf. With Samuel West as Fritz. In Germany in the late 18th century, a university student's quest to find his ideal vision of love leads him to a frail but spirited 12-year-old girl. Will she fulfil his high expectations? with Giles Fagan. Elizabeth Conboy. Tessa Worsley , Ben Crowe , Gerard McDermott. Harry Myers and Tilly Gaunt Director Cherry Cookson


Unknown: Penelope Fitzgerald
Dramatised By: Peter Wolf.
Unknown: Samuel West
Unknown: Giles Fagan.
Unknown: Elizabeth Conboy.
Unknown: Tessa Worsley
Unknown: Ben Crowe
Unknown: Gerard McDermott.
Unknown: Harry Myers
Unknown: Tilly Gaunt
Director: Cherry Cookson
Sophie: Abigail Docherty
Bernhard: Alison Pettitt
Father: John Rowe

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