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Episode 2

Duration:
1 hour
First broadcast:
Sunday 17 May 2009

Dramatisation by Shelagh Stephenson of the novel by JG Farrell.

It is 1857 and British rule in India is under siege. A series of attacks has all but destroyed the Residency at Krishnapur. Now swamped with squabbling civilians, the Collector is unsure how much longer his defences can hold out.

Hopkins, The Collector ...... Alex Jennings
Fluery ...... Ben Askew
Prince Hari ...... Shiv Grewal
Harry Dunstaple ...... Matt Addis
Louise Dunstaple ...... Jasmine Hyde
Dr Dunstaple ...... Malcolm Tierney
Mrs Dunstaple ...... Caroline Guthrie
Willoughby ...... Sam Dale
Miriam ...... Janice Acquah
Dr MacNab ...... Stephen Hogan
The Padre ...... Philip Fox
Cutter ...... Jonathan Tafler
Lieutenant Peterson ...... Paul Rider
Lucy Hughes ...... Lizzy Watts

Directed by Eoin O'Callaghan.

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