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Moby Dick


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A new stereophonic production Of HENRY REED 'S radio version of the novel by HERMAN MELVILLE
MuSiC by ANTONY HOPKINS starringwith and Music played by the BBC NORTHERN SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA with the BBC
(Henry Reed's dramatisation was first broadcast in 1947) (Repeated- next Mon at
7.20 pm; Thurs at 7.30 pm) Call Me Ishmael, a feature about Herman Mel-ville: Sunday at 10.15 pm


Unknown: Henry Reed
Novel By: Herman Melville
Music By: Antony Hopkins
Directed By: John Tydeman
Directed By: Ian Cotterell
Captain Ahab: Colin Blakely
Ishmael: Philip Sully
Father Mapple: Marius Goring
Starbuck: Malcolm Hayes
Pip: Adam Godley
Stubb: Sean Barrett
FlaSk: John Hollis
Captain Peleg: Geoffrey Matthews
Elijah: Lewis Stringer
The Manxman: Bill Monks
Queequeg: Mark Heath
Captain Mayhew: Denys Hawthorne
Captain Gardiner: Manning Wilson
Fedallah: Saeed Jaffrey
Tashtego: Danny Schiller
Daggoo: Roger Hammond
Doughboy: Andrew Branch
Archy: Tim Bentinck
Cabaco: John Bull

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