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War and Peace


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by LEO TOLSTOY dramatised in 20 parts by JACK PULMAN from being executed, Pierre met Platon Karatayev in prison and learnt a new understanding of life. Natasha and Andrei grew closer to each other as she nursed him, but shortly after Maria visited him he died.
Cast in order of appearance
(Anthony Hopkins is a National Theatre player)


Unknown: Jack Pulman
Unknown: Platon Karatayev
Producer: David Conroy
Director: John Davies
Unknown: Anthony Hopkins
Napoleon: David Swift
Marshal Berthier: John Breslin
Marshal Davout: Tony Steedman
French lieutenant: Philip Lowrie
French soldiers: Robert Cross
French soldiers: John Caesar
French corporal: Tony Caunter
Pierre: Anthony Hopkins
SokolOV: Malcolm Rogers
Platon Karatayev: Harry Locke
Russian prisoner: Brian Grellis
Denisov: Gary Watson
DolohoV: Donald Burton
Hetman: Richard Beat
Petya: Rufus Frampton
Prince Murat: Gerard Hely

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