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Drama on 3


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Laughter When We're Dead
By Sean O'Brien. A fast, funny and frightening 21st-century Jacobean revenge tragedy set in the violent, corrupt and sexually driven world of contemporary politics. It's conference time on Tyneside before an autumn election and the labour government is on the ropes.
Music by Keith Morris and performed by Keith Morris. Wendy Brown. Graham Hardy and Dave Borthwick Director Melanie Harris


Unknown: Sean O'Brien.
Music By: Keith Morris
Unknown: Keith Morris.
Unknown: Wendy Brown.
Unknown: Graham Hardy
Unknown: Dave Borthwick
Director: Melanie Harris
James Jackson: Deka Walmsley
William Farr: Gavin Muir
Elizabeth Jackson: Charlie Hardwick
Miranda: Sasha Pick
Bobby Brammer: Michael Hodgson
Gregor Glass: Donald McBride
Daisy Gates: Suzy Cooper
Denise: Grace Stlllgrove
Heavy: Joe Caffrey

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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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