The Newgate Calendar

Episodes

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Genome: [r4 Bd=19950227]

The first of two plays by Christopher Denys. The Newgate Calendarwas a record of the crimes committed by the inmates of the famous London prison during the 18th century. 1: The Life, Crimes and Death of Jonathan Wild.

He started as a buckle-maker before rising to control most of London's criminals, working on both sides of the law as the self-styled 'Thief-taker General of Great Britain and Ireland with Simon Carter , Judy Bennett , Sunny

Ormonde. Music composed and performed by John Telfer. Violinist Don Leo Schlaiffer Director Shaun MacLoughlin

Genome: [r4 Bd=19950227]

Unknown: Christopher Denys.

Unknown: Simon Carter

Unknown: Judy Bennett

Violinist: John Telfer.

Violinist: Don Leo Schlaiffer

Director: Shaun MacLoughlin

The Editor: Peter Jeffrey

Jonathan Wild: John Rowe

Mary Mulliner: Sue Broomfield

Obadiah Lemon: Corneuus Garrett

Blueskin Blake: Christian Rodska

Quilt: John Telfer

Jack Shepherd: Richard Pearce

Justice Vaughan: Bill Wallis

Genome: [r4 Bd=19950306]

The second of two plays by Christopher Denys based on the Calendar, which recorded the crimes of the inmates of London's infamous Newgate Prison.

The Tragic Life and Shameful Death of Mary Blandy. Besotted by Captain

Cranstoun, a fortune-seeker, Mary is persuaded to feed a powder to her father that she is told "will make him amiable again" towards Cranstoun.

Music composed and performed by John Telfer. Violinist Don Leo Schlaiffer

Director Shaun MacLoughlin

Genome: [r4 Bd=19950306]

Unknown: Christopher Denys

Unknown: Mary Blandy.

Violinist: John Telfer.

Violinist: Don Leo Schlaiffer

Director: Shaun MacLoughlin

The Editor: Peter Jeffrey

Mary: Prue Clarke

Mr Blandy: Simon Carter

Mrs Blandy: Frances Jeater

Cranstoun: David Bannerman

Barbara: Hilary McLean

Susan: June Barrie

Walter: Bill Wallis

Foster: John Telfer

Lord Mark Ker: Cornelius Garrett