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The Man Who Meant Well: 1


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by Gerard Walschap
A new eight-part serial of life in Flanders in the 20s and 30s.
Belgium between the two wars and two contrasting farm families, one rich, the other poor, is the setting for a drama of passion and incident by an author new to the English-speaking world.
Thys Glorieus, from hardworking but poor country stock, really does mean well, and his belief in justice is always unshaken, even when it is uncomfortable for him, or others. This distinguished production introduces to English viewers and readers a novel that has been compared to the best of Thomas Hardy and D.H. Lawrence.
Hugo Metsers as Thys Glorieus with the English voice of Peter Marrinker and including Kate Binchy, Angela Pleasence
A co-production by AVRO (Holland) and BRT (Belgium).


Thys Glorieus: Hugo Metsers
[Voice]: Peter Marrinker
[Voice]: Kate Binchy
[Voice]: Angela Pleasence
Original production directed by: John van der Rest
English version produced by: Michael Bakewell

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