Amazonia [Drama On 3]

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2010020720101121by Garry Lyons.

Years before he found fame with Swallows and Amazons, Arthur Ransome was swept up in the dramatic events of the Russian Revolution, living a dangerous double life as a journalist and agent for both the Bolsheviks and the Foreign Office. War, revolution, espionage and romance feature in this biographical portrait of one of our best-loved children's authors.

Arthur Ransome....Rory Kinnear

Evgenia Shelepina....Michelle Dockery

Ivy....Katie Collier

Foreign Office Minister, Lenin....Gordon Mounsey

Lockhart, Trotsky....Mark Chatterton

Russian Officer, Soldier....Joe Hughes

Tabitha....Emily Herbert

Young Arthur....George Herbert

Soldier....Christopher Anderton

Soldier....Christopher Arley

Directed and produced by Melanie Harris.

A portrait of Arthur Ransome before he found fame, when he lived a dangerous double life.

Arthur Ransome.... Rory Kinnear

Evgenia Shelepina.... Michelle Dockery

Ivy.... Katie Collier

Foreign Office Minister, Lenin.... Gordon Mounsey

Lockhart, Trotsky.... Mark Chatterton

Russian Officer, Soldier.... Joe Hughes

Tabitha.... Emily Herbert

Young Arthur.... George Herbert

Soldier.... Christopher Anderton

Soldier.... Christopher Arley

A portrait of Arthur Ransome before he found fame, when he lived a dangerous double life.

Foreign Office Minister, Lenin... Gordon Mounsey