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Episode 1

Classic Serial, Beau Geste Episode 1 of 2

Dramatisation by Graeme Fife of PC Wren's classic story of honour, love and adventure.

The Geste brothers run away from England, home and romance to join the French Foreign Legion, following the mysterious disappearance of a valuable family heirloom.

Beau ...... Chris New
John ...... Rob Hastie
Lawrence ...... Michael Culkin
Major Jolivet ...... Timothy Ackroyd
Aunt Patricia ...... Tessa Worsley
Isobel ...... Candida Benson
Gussie ...... Anthony Schuster
Burdon ...... Scott Richards
Young Beau ...... Nick Hockaday
Young Gussie ...... Freddie Hill
Young John ...... Alex Hockaday
Young Claudia ...... Hannah Sharpe
Young Isobel ...... Melissa Gardner
Lejeune ...... Nick Fletcher
Boldini ...... Laurence Possa
Hank ...... Greg Wohead
Buddy ...... Don Mousseau
The Sergeant ...... Alasdair MacEwan
Recruiting Officer ...... Max Bennet
Schwartz ...... Simon Scardifield

Original music by Roger Pasto Cortina.

Directed by Willi Richards

An Art and Adventure Ltd production for BBC Radio 4.

Release date:

1 hour

Last on

Sat 10 Oct 2009 21:00

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