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(For details, see Tuesday, 8.30 p.m.)
(to 16.30)

: The Wandering Jew

A play by E. Temple Thurston.
Adapted for television and produced by Michael Barry.

Phase 1 - Jerusalem, A.D. 30
Phase 2 - Antioch, during the First Crusade
Phase 3 - Palermo in Sicily, A.D. 1290
Phase 4 - Seville, A.D. 1560


Author: E. Temple Thurston
Adapter/producer: Michael Barry
Incidental music composer: James Hartley
Judith: Joan Haythorne
Rachel, Matathias' sister: Marguerite Young
Matathias, the Jew: Andrew Osborn
Boemond, Prince of Tarentum: Jon Pertwee
Godfrey, Duke of Normandy: Hilary Wontner
Raymond of Toulouse: John Warrington
Issachar, an old Jew: John Gabriel
Joanne de Beaudricourt: Leueen McGrath
The Unknown Knight: Andrew Osborn
Phirous, a man'at-arms: John Baker
Mario: Victor Woolf
Andrea Michelotti, a merchant: Leonard Sachs
Matteos Battadios, the Jew: Andrew Osborn
Gianella Battadios, his wife: Patricia Hillyard
Pietro Morelli, a priest: Anthony Viccars
Al Kazar, a servant: John Baker
Lazzaro Zapportas: Julian Somers
Maria Zapportas, his wife: Eileen Draycott
Arnaldo Zapportas, his son: Jacqueline Boiteux
Matteos Battadios, the Jew: Andrew Osborn
Olalla Quintana, a harlot: Pauline Letts
Gonzalez Ferera, the Fiscal: John Warrington
Alonzo Castro, the Confessor: Victor Woolf
Juan de Texeda, Inquisitor-General: Hugh Griffiths

: News

(sound only)
(to 22.10)

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