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The Jericho Players by Bernard Kops
Directed by Peter Kavanagh
Theme song performed by The Burning Bush
BBC Radio 4 Monday Play - 23/12/1996
Length 1hr 28mins
A play for radio by Bernard Kops.
A second play (The Jericho Players Part 2, Rogues And Vagabonds) was broadcast in 1998

Plot

Russia 1879, the trials and tribulations of a Yiddish Theatrical Troupe on the road to Minsk.
"Roll up! Roll up! Bring your cushions and your chairs, come and see a man betrayed by his daughters, come and see the great Jewish masterpiece King Lear!"

Cast

  • Avron..................Warren Mitchell
  • Max....................David Kossoff
  • Carola.................Fenella Fielding
  • Aaron..................Mark Bonner
  • Sonia..................Tracy Wiles
  • Rifka..................Amanda Gordon
  • Miriam.................Joanna Munro
  • Slomo.................Chris Pavlow
  • Anja...................Janet Moore
  • Bertha.................Shirley Dixon
  • Hind...................Robert Harper
  • Isaac..................Alex Lowe
  • Gordons................Kim Wall