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The Bird of Dawning
The novel by John Masefield
Dramatised for radio by JOHN KEIR CROSS with Trader Faulkner
With half a crew-and the men exhausted-young Cruiser Trewsbury heads The Bird of Dawning towards the Channel in the last desperate lap of the China tea-race.
Part 5
Produced by JOHN GIBSON


Novel By: John Masefield
Unknown: John Keir Cross
Produced By: John Gibson
Presenter: Russell Napier
Cruiser Trewsbury: Trader Faulkner
Nailsworth: Basil Jones
James Fairford: Ralph Truman
Rodmarton: Anthony Hall
Coates: Timothy Harley
Stratton: John Hollis
Chedglow: Peter Marinker
William Kemble: Patrick Barr
Bloody Bill China: Hector Ross
Edgeworth }: Bruce Beeby
Bauer: Michael McClain
Perrot: Alan Lawrance
Efans: Antony Viccars
MacNab: Henry Stamper

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