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A Play in the Making: Programme 2


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Written and produced by Ronald Eyre.
Introduced by James Grout.
The play begun last week is completed and is followed by scenes in which different authors work on the same human situation separated only by time and place.

The Lever

The Hostage by Brendan Behan

Henry V by Shakespeare

for Schools


Writer/producer: Ronald Eyre
Presenter: James Grout
Designer: Stuart Walker
Author (The Hostage): Brendan Behan
Author (Henry V): William Shakespeare
Mr Glassford: Charles Lamb
Mr Collett: Patrick Godfrey
Mr Thomas: Donald Eccles
Gregg: Keith Buckley
Hesketh: Ken Tyllsen
Sam Watson: Jack Watson
Workmen.: Leslie Bates
Workmen: Robert Gillespie
Workmen: Peter Thornton
Workmen: Leslie Conrad
Workmen: Charles Gilbert
Soldier: John Normington
Pat: Robert Giliespie
Meg: Barbara Atkinson
Volunteer: Leslie Bates
Court: Peter Thornton
Bates: Patrick Godfrey
Williams: John Normington
Henry V: Simon Oates

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A Play in the Making: Programme 2

BBC Television, 25 September 1962 14.05

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