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Screen Two: Heaven on Earth


We have produced a Style Guide to help editors follow a standard format when editing a listing. If you are unsure how best to edit this programme please take a moment to read it.
An armful of destitute orphans transported to the New World at the turn of the century. This is the turbulent and moving story of four British 'bricks for Empire building' - based on the memoirs of some of the 100,000 'home children' who helped build the new Canada.
Music composed and performed by LOREENA MCKENNITT
Director of photography RODNEY CHARTERS Editor LARA MAZUR
Associate producer NANCY BOTKIN Directed by ALLAN KROEKER Executive producers W. PATERSON FERNS
0 FEATURE: page 13 and FILMS: page 27


Unknown: Margaret Atwood
Unknown: Peter Pearson
Unknown: Loreena McKennitt
Editor: Lara Mazur
Producer: Nancy Botkin
Directed By: Allan Kroeker
Producers: W. Paterson Ferns
Unknown: John Hefin.
Wilf Hawthorne: R. H. Thomson
Megan Davies: Sian Leisa Davies
Robin Davies: Amos Crawley
Mr Macdonald: Cedric Smith
Mrs Macdonald: Maureen McRae
Gareth Andrews: Huw Davies
Len Hawkins: Torquil Campbell
Sophie Payne: Donna Edwards

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