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Our Mutual Friend


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The BBC2 serial: dramatised in seven parts by JULIA JONES and DONALD CHURCHILL. Part 2
Gaffer Hexam has been drowned in the Thames and, as a result, Lizzie has had to move from her riverside home. Mortimer Lightwood has an early appointment with Mr Boffin (Leo McKern , above) - The Golden Dustman.'
Music composed and conducted by CARL DAVIS


Unknown: Charles Dickens
Unknown: Julia Jones
Unknown: Donald Churchill.
Unknown: Mr Boffin
Unknown: Leo McKern
Conducted By: Carl Davis
Editor: Betty Willingale
Designer: Chris Pemsel
Producer: Martin Lisemore
Director: Peter Hammond
Mortimer Lightwood: Andrew Ray
Blight: Sean Clarke
Mr Boffin: Leo McKern
Silas Wegg: Alfie Bass
Mrs Boffin: Kathleen Harrison
John Rokesmith: John McEnery
Mrs Wilfer: Patricia Lawrence
Bella: Jane Seymour
Lavinia: Debbie Ash
Mr Wilfer: Ray Mort
Jenny Wren: Polly James
Lizzie: Lesley Dunlop
Eugene Wrayburn: Nicholas Jones
Riah: Harold Goldblatt
Bradley Headstone: Warren Clarke
Charley Hexam: Jack Wild

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