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The Vicar of Wakefield by Oliver Goldsmith
Adapted by Christopher Denys
Directed by Sue Wilson
BBC Radio 4 - Classic Serial
Episode 1 - 26.09.1999
Episode 2 - 03.10.1999
Episode 3 - 10.10.1999
3 x 60mins
A three part adaptation of Goldsmith's comic novel first published in 1766.

Plot

The Humorous adventures of the ever optimistic Rev. Charles Primrose, who loses his fortune.
Episode 1 - He sets off with his despairing family through storms and floods to embrace a life of poverty in a rural Pennine parish.
Episode 2 - Engaging Olivia's affections, Squire Thornhill becomes a regular visitor to the Primroses. But rather than elevation to the higher echelons of society, infamy and deception are afoot.
Episode 3 - The Rev Primrose sets off to find his wayward daughter, but his faith is severely tested by what he uncovers.

Cast

  • Rev.Charles Primrose..............Peter Jeffrey
  • Deborah Primrose..................Sunny Ormonde
  • Squire Thornhill..................Michael Cochrane
  • Burchell..........................Anthony Pedley
  • Lady Blarney......................Tina Gray
  • Miss Skeggs.......................Sara Coward

with
Christopher Scott, Terry Molloy, Susan Jeffrey,
Iwan Thomas, Laura Strachan, James Richard
and Jennifer James.

References

http://www.radiolistings.co.uk/programmes/vicar_of_wakefield__the.html

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