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Frankenstein, part 1

4 Extra Debut. Sailing the Arctic wastes, Captain Walton picks up a passenger with a chilling story. Stars Jamie Parker and Shaun Dooley.

A new production of Mary Shelley's heart-breaking modern myth of obsession, pride and the need for love.

While sailing through the Arctic wastes, Captain Walton picks up an unexpected passenger. Close to death the man begins to tell Walton his strange and terrible story. 1 of 2

Dramatised by Lucy Catherine.

Directed by Marc Beeby.

58 minutes

Credits

Role Contributor
Frankenstein Jamie Parker
The Monster Shaun Dooley
Elizabeth Susie Riddell
Walton Alun Raglan
Father Robert Blythe
Clerval Sam Alexander
Mother Christine Absalom
Waldman Patrick Brennan
Justine Emma Hook
Sailor Joe Sims
Lieutenant Don Gilet
Writer Lucy Catherine
Director Marc Beeby

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