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The Boy Who Ran Away from the Circus

On a Glasgow rooftop, a former high wire act and a sad young man find themselves connected as each tells his story.

On a Glasgow rooftop, a former Circus trapeze artist and a sad and misunderstood young man become connected by circumstance and a shared experience of life, as each tells his story.

TV sitcom star Scott Hoatson joins Stanley Baxter in another story written especially for him by award winning TV writer Michael Chaplin.

The play was recorded on Stanley’s 90th birthday earlier this year, marking 77 years of his work in broadcasting.

Cast:
Tam ..... Stanley Baxter
Robbie ... Scott Hoatson

Directed by Marilyn Imrie
A Catherine Bailey production for BBC Radio 4

28 minutes

Credits

Role Contributor
Tam Stanley Baxter
Robbie Scott Hoatson
Director Marilyn Imrie
Producer Catherine Bailey
Writer Michael Chaplin

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