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David Tennant introduces Stevenson's gripping adventure story, set in 1751 in the aftermath of the Jacobite rebellions. Dramatised by Chris Dolan.

1 / 2. David Tennant introduces RLS's gripping adventure story, dramatised by Chris Dolan.
In 1751 - in the aftermath of the Jacobite rebellions - young David Balfour, a staunch supporter of George II,
is newly orphaned and goes in search of his father's family near Edinburgh. When he is press-ganged on board
a ship bound for the slave plantations of America, he forges an unlikely alliance with the charismatic Highlander, Alan Breck.

Other parts played by the cast.
Producer/Director Bruce Young
BBC Scotland.

58 minutes

Last on

Sat 26 Nov 2016 21:00

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Role Contributor
David Balfour Owen Whitelaw
Alan Breck Michael Nardone
Ebenezer David Hayman
Hoseason Lewis Howden
Riach Gavin Mitchell
Red Fox Sean Scanlan
Lawyer Kenny Blyth
Landlord Alan McHugh
Director Bruce Young
Producer Bruce Young
Author Robert Louis Stevenson
Adaptor Chris Dolan


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