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Fay Compton and Andre Morell in ' THE HISTORY OF HENRY ESMOND'

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by William Makepeace Thackeray
Dramatised for broadcasting by John Keir Cross
12-' Indian Summer'
With Franklyn Bellamy , Donald Gray Stanley Groome Joan Hart Preston Lockwood. Hugh Manning. Ella Milne. Elsa Palmer , and Ronald Sidney
Produced by Peter Watts
All has toppled, it seems, in Esmond's great design. He has succeeded in bringing James Stuart to England in readiness for his dramatic proclamation as James III the moment that Queen Anne should die. He has succeeded beyond his wildest hopes in holding the Pretender secretly hidden in Rachel's little house in Kensington for the moment of moments. But when the moment of moments came at last-when all was ripe for the great disclosure that the last of the Stuarts was actually in England and willing to mount the throne — James himself was not ready for it, as Henry and all his other supporters were. His Royal Highness had gone-to Castlewood,, and on the direct invitation of Beatrix. It was for her that Henry had dared aU, and it was through her, it seemed, that all was to be destroyed after all — his fatal, fatal Beatrix '

Contributors

Unknown: William Makepeace Thackeray
Broadcasting By: John Keir Cross
Unknown: Franklyn Bellamy
Unknown: Donald Gray
Unknown: Stanley Groome
Unknown: Joan Hart
Unknown: Preston Lockwood.
Unknown: Hugh Manning.
Unknown: Ella Milne.
Unknown: Elsa Palmer
Unknown: Ronald Sidney
Produced By: Peter Watts
Henry Esmond: Andre Morell
Rachel: Fay Compton
Beatrix: Marjorie Westbury
Frank, Viscount Castlewood: David Enders
James Stuart, the Pretender: Anthony Jacobs
Lockwood: Frank Atkinson

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Fay Compton and Andre Morell in ' THE HISTORY OF HENRY ESMOND'

BBC Home Service Basic, 29 May 1949 20.30






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