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Scandinavian Dreams

1 hour, 30 minutes
First broadcast:
Sunday 21 October 2007

By Steve Chambers.

In the last years of the 18th century, as revolution raged in France, feminist writer and radical pamphleteer Mary Wollstonecraft embarked alone on a journey to the wilds of Scandinavia to recover her husband's lost treasure ship. This daring and dangerous journey was undertaken as much for reasons of the heart as for those of commerce, but her brilliant triumph failed to recover the thing she wanted most of all.

Music by Martin Kiszko.

Mary ...... Rachel Atkins
Imlay ...... John Schwab
Marguerite ...... Colleen Prendergast
Beckman ...... Martin Wenner
Wulfsberg ...... David Menkin
Elleson ...... Michael Roberts
Boatman ...... Gerard McDermott
Godwin/Nordberg ...... Christian Rodska
Nell ...... Ella Smith.


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