National. Part Two, The [Drama]

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by Sarah Wooley

1971. With Sir Laurence Olivier due to end his tenure as Artistic Director, the Board attempts to find a successor - with potentially disastrous consequences.

Sir Laurence Olivier... Robert Glenister
Kenneth Tynan... John Heffernan
Sir Max Rayne... Clive Hayward
Peter Hall... Sam Troughton
Lord Goodman... Jon Glover
Lord Chandos... Michael Pennington
Kathleen Tynan... Sinead MacInnes
Constance Cummings... Jessica Turner
Doctor... Neil McCaul
Gerald... Will Kirk
Jane... Laura Christy
Diana Boddington... Scarlett Courtney
Jason... Greg Jones

Directed by Marc Beeby

Battles ensue as the National struggles to find a successor to Sir Laurence Olivier

Drama from BBC Radio 4