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The Switch

Duration:
45 minutes
First broadcast:
Friday 19 December 2008

By Ali Smith, partly inspired by the romantic film musicals of Jacques Demy and told in a sequence of songs.

Accompanied by his French bride, young English electrician George heads for the Scottish Highlands in the optimistic 1960s to set up in business. Forty years later, their daughter Genevieve remembers her parents and her childhood as she journeys by train from London back to Scotland.

George ...... Nick Farr
Sidonie ...... Lucy Paterson
Genevieve ...... Gabriel Quigley

With James Bryce, Richard Conlon, Monica Gibb, Dougal Lee, Joanna Tope and Anita Vettesse as the Chorus of Townspeople.

Directed by David Jackson Young.

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