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The Million Pound Bank Note

Duration:
1 hour
First broadcast:
Saturday 31 December 2011

The Million Pound Bank Note by Mark Twain
dramatised by Bryony Lavery
Stranded in London, a penniless young American becomes the subject of a £20,000 bet between two wealthy English gentlemen. Can he can survive and prosper for a month as the bearer of a 1,000,000 pound bank note? A colourful, bright and vivid dramatisation of this charming and surprisingly relevant classic short story, first published in 1893. Brimming with Mark Twain's gentle humour, Henry Adam's plight is sure to entertain family audiences.

Produced by ...... Pauline Harris and Sharon Sephton

Tony Award winning playwright Bryony Lavery presents a rhythmic, energised dramatisation of this classic
short story.

Credits

Henry Adams
Trevor White
Miss Portia Langham
Verity-May Henry
Trubshaw
Conrad Nelson
Bosun
Conrad Nelson
Vesuvius
Conrad Nelson
Basil
Jonathan Keeble
Mr Raymond
Jonathan Keeble
Majordomo
Jonathan Keeble
Abel
Malcolm Raeburn
Concierge
Malcolm Raeburn
Mrs Harris
Kathryn Hunt
Tod
Stephen Hoyle
Bellboy
Stephen Hoyle
Lloyd Hastings
John Guerrasio
American Ambassador
John Guerrasio
Producer
Pauline Harris
Producer
Sharon Sephton
Adaptor
Bryony Lavery
Author
Mark Twain

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