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Classic Serial


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Still Life
A four-part serialisation of A S Byatt's novels The
Virgin in the Garden and Still Life dramatised by John Harvey.
1: A New Elizabethan Age. Yorkshire: 1952. Frederica and Stephanie Potter share a passion for the beautiful Alexander Wedderburn , teacher and author of Astraea, a new verse drama celebrating the first Elizabethan Age. In spite of strong competition, Frederica intends to be his Queen.
Narrator Sheila Hancock.
Music: Mary Nash
Director Jeremy Mortimer. Stereo 0 DRAMA: page 6


Dramatised By: John Harvey.
Dramatised By: Stephanie Potter
Unknown: Alexander Wedderburn
Narrator: Sheila Hancock.
Music: Mary Nash
Director: Jeremy Mortimer.
Young Frederica: Caroline Harker
Stephanie: Emma Fielding
Marcus: Richard Pearce
Bill Potter: Brett Usher
Winifred Potter: Anna Cropper
Daniel Orton: Neil Dudgeon
Lucas Simmonds: Mkrk Straker
Alexander: Andrew Wincott
Edmund Wilkie: Jonathan Tafler
Jenny Parry: Gillian Bevan
Matthew Crowe: Eric Allan
Mrs Thone: Gudrun Ure
Butcher: Peter Gunn

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