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Prometheus: The Life of Balzac

Synopsis

We have produced a Style Guide to help editors follow a standard format when editing a listing. If you are unsure how best to edit this programme please take a moment to read it.
by ANDRE MAUROIS
The BBC2 serial: written for television in six parts by DAVID turner starring Nicky Henson as Balzac 1: Apprenticeshiv of a Genius Honore Balzac , ablaze with vitality, determined to embrace greatness as a writer, embraces instead the first great love of his life. L
Costume designer JOYCE HAWKINS Script editor lennox PHILLIPS Designer .Margaret PEACOCK Producer richard hevnon Director joan CRAFT

Contributors

Unknown: Andre Maurois
Unknown: David Turner
Unknown: Nicky Henson
Unknown: Honore Balzac
Designer: Joyce Hawkins
Editor: Lennox Phillips
Balzac: Nicky Henson
Mme Balzac: Helen Ryan
M Balzac: William Squire
Laure Balzac: Rosemary McHale
Laurence Balzac: Elizabeth Romilly
Père Dablin: Leslie French
Eugene Surville: Tim Woodward
Comtesse de Berny: Elizabeth Spriggs
Comte de Berny: Barry Sinclair
Emilie de Berny: Rosie Kerslake
Augustine de Berny: Phoebe Nicholis
Jeanne de Berny: Kate Lock
Victorine de Berny: Tracey Childs
Raisson: Jeremy Clyde
Peasant girl: Vanessa Millard
Buisson: Paul Imbusch






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