A Tale Of Two Cities, The Old Order

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Dramatised by Mike Walker

Episode 2/5: The Old Order

Lucie Manette is a witness at Charles Darnay's trial for treason at the Old Bailey, where his defence team includes the dissolute Sydney Carton. Meanwhile, an incident in a Paris street stirs revolutionary fervour.

Cast

Charles Dickens...Robert Lindsay

Jarvis Lorry...Jonathan Coy

Lucie Manette...Lydia Wilson

Dr Alexandre Manette...Karl Johnson

Charles Darnay...Andrew Scott

Sydney Carton...Paul Ready

Ernest Defarge...James Lailey

Therese Defarge...Tracy Wiles

Marquis St Evremonde...Clive Merrison

Stryver...Simon Bubb

Barsad...Gerard McDermott

Jerry Cruncher...Carl Prekopp

Mrs Cruncher...Adjoa Andoh

Natty Cruncher...Daniel Cooper

Gabelle...Adam Billington

Attorney General...Paul Moriarty

With Christopher Webster

Music by Lennert Busch

Directed by Jessica Dromgoole and Jeremy Mortimer.

Lucie Manette is a witness at Charles Darnay's trial for treason at the Old Bailey.