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An Author in the Family

15 Minute Drama, The Beacon Episode 1 of 5

15 minutes
First broadcast:
Monday 22 March 2010

Dramatisation by Anita Sullivan of the novel by Susan Hill.

The Prime siblings have grown up on a remote farm. May has stayed at home to look after her mother, and Colin and Berenice live locally; only Frank has left the area, to become a journalist in London. Then Frank has an idea which will bring him fame and fortune but have disastrous consequences for the rest of the family.

May Prime ...... Manon Edwards
Frank Prime ...... Steffan Rhodri
Colin Prime ...... Iestyn Jones
Elsa ...... Eiry Thomas
Berenice Prime ...... Siriol Jenkins
Radio Interviewer ...... Mark Lawson
Doctor Ford ...... Richard Mitchley
TV Interviewer ...... Sian Williams
TV Interviewer ...... Kirsty Wark
Taxi Driver ...... Dick Bradnum

Produced and Directed by Kate McAll.


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