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The Prince and the Pauper


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Dramatised in six parts by RICHARD HARRIS
To avoid being arrested for murder, Canty has left London and taken Edward with him. With King Henry on his deathbed, Tom has become a tool in the hands of the scheming, power-hungry nobles. Part 3
Costume designer JAMES ACHESON Make-up artist KEZIA DEWINNE Script editor ALISTAIR BELL Designer KENNETH SHARP Director BARRY LETTS


Unknown: Mark Twain
Unknown: Richard Harris
Designer: James Acheson
Artist: Kezia Dewinne
Editor: Alistair Bell
Designer: Kenneth Sharp
Director: Barry Letts
John Canty: Ronald Herdman
Prince Edward: Nicholas Lyndhurst
Lord Hertford: Bernard Kay
Tom Canty: Nicholas Lyndhurst
Ann: April Walker
Miles Hendon: Barry Stokes
Physician: Leslie Glazer
King Henry: Ronald Radd
Quill: Leon Eagles
Lord Sudbroke: Martin Friend
Lord Rushden: Ronald Lacey
Page: Darren Hatch
Prigger: Thomas Heathcote
Farmer: Michael Wisher

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The Prince and the Pauper

BBC One London, 18 January 1976 16.55

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