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Elgar's Rondo by David Pownall
Directed by Martin Jenkins
BBC Radio 3 - Drama on 3 - 03.06.2007


The reaction to his Second Symphony, and the Rondo in particular, only heightened the doubts and fears which plagued Elgar for much of his creative life.
Later, while struggling to express in music the horror of the First World War, his family and admirers endeavour to help him re-ignite his creative spark.


  • Elgar....David Horovitch
  • Alice....Sarah Badel
  • Jaegar/George V....Robert Glenister
  • Windflower....Emma Fielding
  • Schuster....Ian Masters
  • Carice/Mother/Cellist....Clare Corbett
  • Bernard Shaw....Gerard Murphy
  • Mark/Father....Harry Myers
  • Father John....Carl Prekopp
    Bandmaster....John Evitts
  • Paul Hooker....Robert Lister

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