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Serjeant Musgrave's Dance by John Arden
Music by Simon Fraser
Directed by Toby Swift
New Production BBC Radio 3 December 14, 2003


1879. Northern England. Winter. Strike bound
coal mining town. Four British Army soldiers
arrive, superficially on a recruitment drive,
but, having witnessed callous killing in the
colonies, they have a more personal agenda.

The Cast:

  • Mayor......................................John Banks
  • Hurst.......................................Shaun Dooley
  • Sparky.....................................Edward Hogg
  • Parson.....................................Jeremy Swift
  • Bargee.....................................Roger Walker
  • Annie.......................................Katy Cavanagh
  • Constable.................................Paul Rider
  • Attercliffe..................................Paul Copley
  • Serjeant Musgrave.....................Iain Glen
  • Slow Collier...............................Nick Malinowski
  • Mrs Hitchcock...........................Carolyn Pickles
  • Pugnacious Collier.....................John Davitt
  • Walsh, an earnest collier............James Weaver
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