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15 Minute Drama, Writing the Century 1939-1944: Hostages to Fortune Episode 1 of 5
Series exploring the twentieth century through diaries and correspondence of real people, dramatised by Mick Martin.
Marianne Josephy arrives in London on a Kindertransport, a humanitarian scheme offering refuge in Britain for unaccompanied Jewish children. The Hoppers from Hull are a churchgoing working-class family who have a son serving in the forces.
Marianne ...... Vanessa Ackerman
Mrs Carter ...... Sue Ryding
Edith/Alice ...... Olwen May
Will/Franz ...... David Fleeshman
Grace ...... Sue Kelly
Bessie ...... Lisa Moore
Officer ...... Hamilton Berstock
Original music by Nicolai Abrahamsen.
Directed by Gary Brown.
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