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Episode 2

Classic Serial, Beau Geste Episode 2 of 2

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

The Geste brothers become the focus of suspicion and hostility from an assortment of international ne'er do wells thrown together as a platoon of the French Foreign Legion. A sudden attack on a remote desert fort by Toureg raiders brings matters to a head and provides the explanation for the disappearance of the Blue Water sapphire.

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 17 Oct 2009 21:00

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