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Captain Swing by Annie Caulfield
Directed by David Hunter
BBC Radio 4 - 23.05.2007
Episode 4 Series 1 of Dickens Confidential
Series of plays looking at how Charles Dickens, as the head of a daily paper, would have tackled bringing the news to the masses.


Staying at her father's country residence, Agnes finds herself at the centre of a story when her father's beloved steam plough is destroyed. Dickens begins an investigation but Agnes realises that there is much more at stake than broken and burnt property.


  • Dickens....Jamie Glover
  • Agnes....Jasmine Hyde
  • Jack....Freddy White
  • Patty....Jasmine Callan
  • Tom....Anthony Glennon
  • Joseph Paxton....John Dougall
  • Mrs Drake....Ann Beach

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