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The Good Companions

John Retallack's dramatisation of J B Priestley's classic story of a 1929 Concert Party tour charts new adventures for factory worker Jess Oakroyd and newly independant Miss Trant.

Music composed by Neil Brand

Musicians Neil Brand, Michael Hammond & Alex Hammond.

Director: David Hunter.

1 hour, 30 minutes


Role Contributor
Jess Oakroyd Ralph Ineson
Miss Trant Fenella Woolgar
Jimmy Nunn Roy Hudd
Inigo Jollifant Oliver Gomm
Susie Dean Isabella Inchbald
Mr Ridvers Gerard McDermott
Mrs Joe Ellie Darvill
Monte Mortimer Clive Hayward
Leonard Oakroyd Gary Duncan
Mr Joe Philip Bretherton
Morton Mitcham Tayla Kovacevic-Ebong
Jerry Jerningham Adam Fitzgerald
Agent Rupert Holliday Evans
Inspector David Reakes
Box Office Lady Katherine Weare
Director David Hunter
Author JB Priestley
Adaptor John Retallack


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