China Towns [Drama]

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1020190317

Inspired by the novels of Arnold Bennett, an epic tale of money, passion and daring to dream set in the Staffordshire potteries. Dramatised for radio by Shaun McKenna and Lin Coghlan.

Unhappily married and bored of being a Councillor’s wife, Hilda decides to play with fire.

Ephraim Tellwright... Neil Dudgeon
Edwin... Cameron Percival
Hilda... Lucy Doyle
Anna... Kate O’Flynn
Constance... Bryony Hannah
Sophia... Alexandra Constantinidi
Amy... Jane Slavin
Janet... Saffron Coomber
George Cannon... Gunnar Cauthery
Ingpen... Don Gilet
Gervais... Michael Bertenshaw
The Porter... Christopher Harper

Produced and directed by Gemma Jenkins.

Neil Dudgeon stars in this epic tale of money, passion & daring to dream

Radio 4 drama

1120190323

Inspired by the novels of Arnold Bennett, an epic tale of money, passion and defiance set in the Staffordshire potteries. Dramatised for radio by Shaun McKenna and Lin Coghlan

It’s 1903 and change is coming to the Five Towns. Refusing to let old age hold him back, Ephraim Tellwright embarks on a campaign to persuade a divided community to embrace Federation. There are no signs that his ongoing feud with his daughters is coming to an end.

Ephraim Tellwright... Neil Dudgeon
Sophia... Imogen Stubbs
Constance... Emma Cunniffe
Edwin... Nick Underwood
Anna... Kate O’Flynn
Grace... Kate Donnachie
Dr Stirling... Sam Dale
Mr Boldero... Tony Turner
The Waiter... Lewis Bray
The Clerk... Joseph Ayre

Incidental music arranged by Colin Guthrie and performed by Colin Guthrie, Peter Ringrose and Ian Conningham.

Produced and directed by Gemma Jenkins.

The Series Producers are Marion Nancarrow and Gemma Jenkins

Neil Dudgeon stars in this epic tale of money, passion and defiance

Radio 4 drama

0920190316

Inspired by the novels of Arnold Bennett, an epic tale of money, passion and defiance set in the Staffordshire potteries. Dramatised for radio by Lin Coghlan and Shaun McKenna

Ephraim Tellwright’s single-minded pursuit of business has tragic consequences for those who get in his way. It’s the 19th Century and the Industrial Revolution is at full throttle. Only the ruthless thrive in this uncompromising world.

Ephraim Tellwright... Neil Dudgeon
Anna... Kate O’Flynn
Henry Mynors... Joseph Kloska
Beatrice... Isabella Inchbald
Will Price... Joseph Ayre
Agnes... Amy-Jayne Leigh
Edwin... Cameron Percival
Hilda... Lucy Doyle
George... Oliver Zetterstrom
Aunty Hamps... Carolyn Pickles
Dr Heve... Tony Turner
Reverend Banks... Michael Bertenshaw
The Bank Teller... Sam Dale

Incidental music arranged by Colin Guthrie and performed by Colin Guthrie, Peter Ringrose and Ian Conningham.

Produced and directed by Gemma Jenkins.

Neil Dudgeon stars in this epic tale of money, passion and defiance

Radio 4 drama