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The Saturday Play: The Officers' Ward


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After a shell explodes on the Western Front,
Adrien Fournier regains consciousness in the silence of the Officers' Ward. He understands little except that his life has been altered for ever. He begins an unprecedented journey to the remotest outposts of human experience, where heroism, friendship, pity and humour take unexpected new forms. Dramatised by Mike Walker from thp nnvAl hv Marn Dugain.
Director John Taylor


Unknown: Adrien Fournier
Dramatised By: Mike Walker
Unknown: Marn Dugain.
Director: John Taylor
Adrien: Geoffrey Streatfellc
Clémence: Megan Dodds
Pierre: Alan Con
Henri: Nicholas Rowe
Marguerite: Maxine Peake
Nurse: Poppy Miller
Doctor: Jonathan Keeble
Grichard: Don McCorklndale

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