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Screen Two: The Burston Rebellion


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by Elaine Morgan
Starring Eileen Atkins, Bernard Hill, John Shrapnel
with Thelma Whiteley, Nicola Cowper, Geoffrey Chater

On a chilly winter's day in 1911, Kitty and Tom Higdon arrived in the Norfolk village of Burston to take up positions in the village school. Their arrival was to irrevocably change the lives of the villagers and their children.
A BBC Ariel Book telling the real life story of the rebellion will be available in the autumn.
Feature: page 4


Writer: Elaine Morgan
Music: Dominic Muldowney
Make-up: Lisa Farrant
Costume: Charlotte Holdich
Photography: Maurice Fisher
Designer: Chris Robilliard
Producer: Ruth Caleb
Director: Norman Stone
Willie Sprunt: Richard Gallop
Frederick Starr: Henry Moxon
Farmer Fowler: John Abineri
Tom Higdon: Bernard Hill
Kitty Higdon: Eileen Atkins
The Rev C.T. Eland: John Shrapnel
Violet Potter: Nicola Cowper
John Potter: John Gleeson
Labourer: Norman Fisher
Marjory Ling: Alexandra Boyd
Jack Mullinger: Ian Latham
Walter Garnham: Norman Jones
Mrs Eland: Thelma Whiteley
George Durbidge: Jon Laurimore
Noah Sandy: Peter Whitbread
John Aldrich: Alan Mason
Mrs Philpot: Maggie Riley
Ethel Cummings: Lusha Kellgren
Gertie Steamer: Lynne Radford
Farmer Edwards: Frank Mills
Peggram: Peter Benson
Sabina Durbidge: Helen Bugdale
Thirza Moore: Linda Roberts
Clerk of the Court: Peter Tuddenham
Magistrate: Geoffrey Chater
Casey: Robert Duncan

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