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Afternoon Play: The Singing Butler


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Jack Vettriano 's famous image has captured the imagination of the British public: a man and a woman dancing on a windswept beach, while their butler and maid do their best to shield the pair from the elements. This drama interweaves the responses of two artists to that painting: dramatist Alexis Zegerman , who tells the story behind the moment, and Scottish poet Ron Butlin whose poem suggests the process of the artist as he builds the picture. Poem read by Ewan Stewart. Producer/Director Lu Kemp


Unknown: Jack Vettriano
Dramatist: Alexis Zegerman
Unknown: Ron Butlin
Read By: Ewan Stewart.
Director: Lu Kemp
Tom: Jon Glover
Kitty: Natasha Little
Charles: Robert Portal
Phyllis: Rachel Atkins

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Afternoon Play: The Singing Butler

BBC Radio 4 FM, 17 May 2007 14.15

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