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A Draught of Malmesy

The Sit Crom Episode 4 of 6

The household is in need of a steward, The captain undertakes a search and Lady Anne is desperate for a drink.

Sue Limb's six-part comedy set during the English Civil War.

Stars Joss Ackland as Sir John Firebasket, Denise Coffey as Lady Anne Firebasket, Clive Merrison as Tobias Thynne, Miriam Margoyles as Mercy, alias Melissa Ffortescue-Bottomley, Nickolas Grace as Father Francis, Chris Emmett as Slow Ned, Jack Klaff as Gazebo Fogg, Alun Armstrong as Captain Arise Higgs and Peter Hayward as Counter Tenor.

Producer: Jonathan James-Moore

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 1990.

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30 minutes

Last on

Thu 16 Nov 2017 04:30