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Edmund Dantes finds buried treasure, and plots revenge on his enemies. Stars Iain Glen, Toby Jones and Jane Lapotaire.

At the age of 19, seaman Edmond Dantès has a charmed life - about to be promoted to Captain, and engaged to the beautiful Mercédès.

But Marseilles in 1815 is a dangerous place, and three of Dantes' acquaintances set in train a chain of events that will lead Edmond to 14 years of solitary confinement in the notorious Chateau D'If.

Adventure novel by Alexandre Dumas first published in 1844.

Dramatised in four parts by Sebastian Baczkiewicz.

Edmond Dantes ...... Iain Glen
Haydee ...... Jane Lapotaire
Abbe Faria ...... Richard Johnson
Monsieur Morrell ...... Robert Blythe
Danglars ...... Toby Jones
Fernand ...... Zubin Varla
Caderousse ...... Ben Crowe
Jacopo ...... Joe Sims
Captain Patin ...... Patrick Brennan
Albert de Morcerf ...... Will Howard
Antoine ...... Will Howard
Claude ...... Paul Stonehouse
Max Morrell ...... Adam Nagaitis
Mathilde ...... Liza Sadovy
Julie Morrell ...... Eleanor Crooks

Directors: Jeremy Mortimer / Sasha Yevtushenko

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in November 2012.

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Role Contributor
Edmond Dantes Iain Glen
Haydee Jane Lapotaire
Abbe Faria Richard Johnson
Monsieur Morrell Robert Blythe
Danglars Toby Jones
Fernand Zubin Varla
Caderousse Ben Crowe
Jacopo Joe Sims
Captain Patin Patrick Brennan
Albert de Morcerf Will Howard
Antoine Will Howard
Claude Paul Stonehouse
Max Morrell Adam Nagaitis
Mathilde Liza Sadovy
Julie Morrell Eleanor Crooks
Writer Sebastian Baczkiewicz
Director Jeremy Mortimer
Director Sasha Yevtushenko

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