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Episode 7

Neil Dudgeon and Tim McInnerny star in this epic tale of money, passion and defiance inspired by the novels of Arnold Bennett. Darius Clayhanger faces his day of reckoning.

Inspired by the novels of Arnold Bennett, an epic tale of money, passion and defiance set in the Staffordshire potteries. Dramatised for radio by Lin Coghlan and Shaun McKenna

Darius Clayhanger faces his day of reckoning while across the seas love finds a way to thrive during the Siege of Paris. It’s the 19th Century and the Industrial Revolution is at full throttle. Only the ruthless succeed in this uncompromising world.

Ephraim Tellwright . . . Neil Dudgeon
Darius Clayhanger . . . Tim McInnerny
Edwin . . . Cameron Percival
Big James . . . Ian Conningham
Aunty Hamps . . . Carolyn Pickles
Janet . . . Saffron Coomber
Sophia . . . Alexandra Constantinidi
Madame Foucault . . . Caroline Loncq
Chirac . . . Charlie Anson
Henry Mynors . . . Joseph Kloska
Titus Price . . . Michael Bertenshaw
Dr Heve . . . Tony Turner
Cassie . . . Jeanette Percival
Man . . . Christopher Harper

Incidental music arranged by Colin Guthrie and performed by Colin Guthrie, Peter Ringrose and Ian Conningham.

Produced and directed by Gemma Jenkins.

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