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Drama Now: The English Department


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A radio comedy for graduates by Jonathan Raban.
With David Buck as Gavin Trotman, Stephen Murray as Alec Grace

Trotman: 'Pass. P. Sans honour of any kind. By the way, I think Griffith's mark may be affected when he hears that Arkell can't even spell "Leavis". In his Lawrence answer he dropped the A throughout.'
The tutors of a provincial university are gathered round a conference table to decide the final degrees of their students, Running the moderns course is the cynical and promiscuous Trotman.


Writer: Jonathan Raban
Director: Richard Wortley
Gavin Trotman: David Buck
Alec Grace: Stephen Murray
Gladys Choate: Diana Olsson
Raymond Stone: Don Troedsen
Griffith Williams: Douglas Blackwell
William Waterton: Lockwood West
Randall Edwards: Kenneth Shanley
David Holland: Sean Barrett

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Drama Now: The English Department

BBC Radio 3, 4 June 1978 22.20

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