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Drama on 3: War with the Newts


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By Karel Capek. Dramatised by George Poles.
A species of industrious, talking newts comes to the attention of ruthless GH Bondy and his
Salamander Syndicate, who exploit them as a labour commodity, to be fought over by nations. This joyously funny satire of the 1930s is a plea for decency and tolerance towards others.
Ensemble played by Ben Crowe , Martin Hyder and Geoff McGivern Music by Howard Davidson
Director Elizabeth Freestone Producer Marilyn Imrie


Unknown: Karel Capek.
Dramatised By: George Poles.
Unknown: Gh Bondy
Played By: Ben Crowe
Played By: Martin Hyder
Played By: Geoff McGivern
Music By: Howard Davidson
Director: Elizabeth Freestone
Producer: Marilyn Imrie
Capek: Dermot Crowley
Olga: Sally Hawkins
VanToch: Henry Goodman
Povondra: Geoffrey Beevers
MrsPovondra: Tina Gray
Bondy: Adrian Scarborough

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Drama on 3: War with the Newts

BBC Radio 3, 18 September 2005 20.00

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