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THE SUNDAY PLAY

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The Dynasts
An epic-drama of the War with. Napoleon by Thomas Hardy
Adapted and produced in seven episodes by CHARLES LEFEAUX with Maurice Denham
1: Invasion, 1805
Main characters in order of speaking:
Other parts played by members of the BBC Drama Repertory Company
Special sound by the BBC Radiophonic Workshop

Contributors

Unknown: Thomas Hardy
Unknown: Charles Lefeaux
Unknown: Maurice Denham
Spirit of the Years: David March
Spirit of the Pities: Barbara Mitchell
Narrator: Duncan Carse
Sheridan: Haydn Jones
William Pitt: Cyril Shaps
Charles James Fox: Walter Fitzgerald
Napoleon Bonaparte: Maurice Denham
Nelson: William Fox
Admiral Villeneuve: Brian Hewlett
John Whiting: Geoffrey Wincoti
Jems Purchess: Leroy Lingwood
Private Cantle: Ronald Herdman

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