Boswell visits Johnson only intermittently, but relies on him more and more.
Johnson meets Hester Thrale, who becomes his devoted friend and confidante, and the most important person in his life.
Samuel Johnson....Kenneth Cranham
James Boswell....Paul Higgins
Hester Thrale....Annabelle Dowler
David Garrick....David Hargreaves
Mrs Desmoulins....Susan Jameson
Joshua Reynolds....Matt Addis
Directed by Claire Grove.
Johnson meets Hester Thrale, who becomes his devoted friend and confidante.