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The Golden Ass


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A comedy of the ancient world, in which Lucius is turned into an ass and, with the mind of a man, observes the life of his times before the Goddess
Isis brings him to his destiny.
Directed by PHILIP MARTIN BBC Pebble Mill


Unknown: Lucius Apuleius
Adapted By: Peter MacKie
Directed By: Philip Martin
Lucius: Richard Griffiths
Charite/Goddess: Claire Faulconbridge
Granny/First wife: Gillian Goodman
Fotis: Charlotte Martin
Thrasyllus/Manager/Pythias: Terry Molloy
Babarus/First guest/Alcimus/Meroe ....: Andy Hockley
Traveller/Councillor ...: Hu Pryce
Old Man/Father/Priest/Thyasus: Geoff Serle
Aristomenes/Cook/Bailiff: Tim Brierley
Demochares/Philo/Demeas: Alan Meadows
Boy/Diophanes: Richard Allenson
Second guest.....: Rob Swinton
Pamphile/Lady/Second wife: Avril Clark

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