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The Saturday Play: The Man on the Heath:Johnson and Boswell Investigate

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Dr Johnson and James Boswell find themselves caught up in the plight of two young lovers in a tale involving the art of cheating at cards, the perils of coach travel and the barbaric techniques employed by 18th-century dental surgeons. By David Nokes and starring Timothy West.
Jonathan Tafler
Producer Marilyn Imrie ; Director Catherine Bailey

Contributors

Unknown: James Boswell
Unknown: David Nokes
Unknown: Timothy West.
Unknown: Jonathan Tafler
Producer: Marilyn Imrie
Director: Catherine Bailey
DrJohnson: Timothy West
Boswell: Stuart McOuarrie
Topham: Nigel Anthony
Bartholomew: Andrew Wincott
Kitty: Alison Pettitt
Count Castlenuovo: Jonathan Keeble
SignorRuspini: Jonathan Tafler
Sophie/Lady Oxton: Maggie McCarthy
Frank/Coachman: Harry Myers
Da Prè: Philip Fox

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The Saturday Play: The Man on the Heath:Johnson and Boswell Investigate

BBC Radio 4 FM, 7 May 2005 14.30






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