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Alfredo Di Stefano, Eduard Shevardnadze, Ultra Violet, Chester Nez and Horace Silver
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Book Bag

Duration:
15 minutes
First broadcast:
Thursday 24 July 2008

Stories by Somerset Maugham.

An unsettling tale of sibling devotion and the claustrophobia of 1920s colonial life in the Far East. Maugham finds himself lending books to a young man who wants to tell him the story of his unhappy engagement. What begins as an ordinary evening for Maugham turns into a night he will never forget.

Maugham ...... David Troughton
Featherstone ...... David Fleeshman
Olive ...... Julia Rounthwaite
Tim ...... Andonis James Anthony
Sally ...... Victoria Brazier
Doctor ...... Glenn Cunningham

Directed by Pam Marshall.

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