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Afternoon Theatre


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Journey's End by R. C. SHERRIFF adapted by PETER WATTS with Martin Jarvis as Captain Stanhope
The play is set in a dug-out in the British front line, before St Quentin, in March 1918. In it a young officer, fresh from school, finds himself -facing the reality of war, and the tension and strain of life in the trenches.
Directed by CHRISTOPHER VENNING long wave only


Unknown: R. C. Sherriff
Adapted By: Peter Watts
Unknown: Martin Jarvis
Directed By: Christopher Venning
Osborne: Garard Green
Trotter: Kevin Brennan
Hibbert: Michael Harbour
Raleigh: Derek Seaton
Colonel: Richard Hurndall
Sergeant major: John Bentley
Mason: Malcolm Hayes
Hardy: John Graham
German soldier: Patrick Tull

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