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Eight Feet High and Rising

Duration:
45 minutes
First broadcast:
Tuesday 07 December 2010

By Ali Taylor.

Giant. Upstairs. Ten quid a look. A touchingly real and comically disingenuous story about the awkwardness of being misshapen, and the misery of not fitting in.

Liam ..... James Alexandrou
Ethel ..... Candassaie Liburd
Pat ..... Marcella Riordan
Sarah-Jane ..... Julia Deakin
Diane ..... Sophie Pemberton
Sandra ..... Manjeet Mann
Teacher ..... Inam Mirza
Crowd ..... Members of the National Youth Theatre

Directed by Jessica Dromgoole

With James Alexandrou. Best known for playing Martin Fowler in EastEnders, James has since appeared in the play The Homecoming opposite Harold Pinter for BBC Radio 3, and worked with the RSC and Globe Theatres.

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