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Matthew Barley, David Murphy, Daria van den Bercken
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The Adding Machine

1 hour, 15 minutes
First broadcast:
Sunday 02 March 2008

Elmer Rice's wildly imaginative Expressionist classic play from 1923.

Mr Zero has spent the last 25 years adding up columns of figures and dreaming of advancement. But when the boss finally calls him into his office, Zero does not get the promotion he was expecting - quite the opposite in fact.

Mr Zero ...... Nathan Osgood
Mrs Zero ...... Rebecca Front
Daisy ...... Gina Bellman
Shrdlu ...... John Rogan
Charles/The Head ...... Danny Sapani
One/Boss ...... Peter Marinker
Mrs One ...... Liza Sadovy
Two/Joe ...... Chris Pavlo
Mrs Two/Judy ...... Liz Sutherland
Young Man/Policeman ...... Ben Crowe

Produced by Steven Canny and Abigail le Fleming.


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