By Charles Dickens
Dramatised by Mike Walker
Episode 5/5 - The Substance and the Shadow
Sydney Carton is in Paris with Lucie and her father, determined to try and save Charles Darnay's life. An encounter in a Paris street with someone from the import-export trade may just provide the ghost of a chance.
Charles Dickens...Robert Lindsay
Jarvis Lorry...Jonathan Coy
Miss Pross...Alison Steadman
Dr Alexandre Manette...Karl Johnson
Lucie Manette...Lydia Wilson
Charles Darnay...Andrew Scott
Sydney Carton... Paul Ready
Therese Defarge...Tracy Wiles
Jerry Cruncher...Carl Prekopp
Barsad... Gerard McDermott
Court President... Paul Moriarty
Young Manette... Christopher Webster
Young Evremonde... Adam Billington
With Rikki Lawton and Alex Rivers
Music by Lennert Busch
Directed by Jessica Dromgoole and Jeremy Mortimer.
Charles Darnay has been released. But his freedom is shortlived.