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The Afternoon Play

Synopsis

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Jonathan Wild by HENRY FIELDING adapted by NICK DEAR
The arch-villian Jonathan Wild, who drew enormous crowds when he was hanged at Tyburn in 1725, has inspired both The
Beggar's Opera and this famous satirical tale by the author of Tom Jones.
Directed by RICHARD WORTLEY
(Crawford Logan is in 'The Mousetrap' at St Martin's Theatre, London) Stereo

Contributors

Unknown: Jonathan Wild
Unknown: Henry Fielding
Adapted By: Nick Dear
Unknown: Tom Jones.
Directed By: Richard Wortley
Directed By: Crawford Logan
Jonathan Wild: Christopher Fairbank
the Historian: Timothy West
Count La Ruse: Crawford Logan
Tom Heartfree: Geoffrey Beevers
Sarah Heartfree: Melinda Walker
Laetitia Snap: Maureen O'Farrell

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