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Sudden Ease

By Nick Warburton. Collection of anecdotes by genial eccentric John Aubrey about the great and good of the 16th and 17th centuries, set against the story of his friendship with Oxford antiquarian Anthony Wood.

A dying Wood receives an unexpected visitor.

John Aubrey ...... James Fleet
Anthony Wood ...... John Rowe

Directed by Abigail le Fleming.

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15 minutes

Last on

Fri 28 Nov 2008 19:45

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