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Classic Serial


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That Hideous Strength by c. S. LEWIS dramatised in four parts by STEPHEN MALLATRATT. With and 1: The Fellows of a quiet English college are jubilant at attracting a prestigious new national institute to their sleepy university town. But why is the institute so determined to buy the site of the college's ancient well?
Music composed and performed by vie GAMMON.
Directed by NIGEL BRYANT BBC Pebble Mill. Stereo


Unknown: S. Lewis
Unknown: Stephen Mallatratt.
Directed By: Nigel Bryant
Jane Studdock: Kathryn Hurlbutt
Mark Studdock: Andrew Wincott
Feverstone: Steve Hodson
C S Lewis: Garard Green
Curry: Philip Anthony
Mrs Dimble: Tina Gray
Dr Dimble: Graham Colclough
Busby: Edwin Richfield
Wither: Geoffrey Banks
Camilla: Sian Lloyd Owen
Hingest: Roger Hume
Miss Ironwood: Daphne Rogers
Filostrato: Roger Hume
Miss Hardcastle: Judy Bridgland
Workman/Fellow: Terry Molloy
Rev Straik: Robin Kyle

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This site contains the BBC listings information which the BBC printed in Radio Times between 1923 and 2009. You can search the site for BBC programmes, people, dates and Radio Times editions.

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