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Richard Fleeshman stars as fresh-faced Dr Andrew Manson in the second series set in south Wales in the 1920s.

The Citadel
By A J Cronin. Dramatised by Christopher Reason
Episode 1
Andrew Manson, a newly trained doctor is established now in Drineffy, a South Wales mining town and has taken on all of his elderly and ailing employer's sick patients. He remains good friends with the cynical Dr Denny - a flawed genius, and narrator, who observes Manson's very own sickness - 'love sickness'.
Set in the mid 1920s and based on A J Cronin's ground breaking novel, which is said to have partly inspired the creation of the NHS.

Pianist Simon Hoban

Produced by Pauline Harris and Gary Brown
Directed by Gary Brown.

15 minutes

Last on

Mon 5 Mar 2018 19:45

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Role Contributor
Manson Richard Fleeshman
Denny Julian Lewis Jones
Christine Alexandra Roach
Branwell Philip Fox
Gladys Kath Weare
Aneurin Rees Simon Ludders
Mrs Howellls Ellie Darvill
Director Gary Brown
Producer Gary Brown
Producer Pauline Harris
Adaptor Christopher Reason
Author AJ Cronin


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