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20130704 (BBC7)
20130705 (BBC7)

A chance encounter in Cornwall prompts a disillusioned scriptwriter to rediscover his past

By JB Priestley

Disillusioned scriptwriter Gregory Dawson is staying at a hotel in Cornwall, finishing a script. A chance encounter in the bar sends him back to the lost world of his youth before the slaughter of the First World War when he was a 18-year old in Bruddersford, Yorkshire: Through rediscovering his past Dawson realises where his life took a wrong turn and where he must make amends if he is to start afresh. There is a glow of magic in poignant rediscovery.

Gregory Dawson/Narrator.. Jack Shepherd

Elizabeth Earl... Liza Sadovy

Young Gregory... Dean Smith

Joan Alington.. Sarah Smart

Bridget Alington... Sarah Churm

Eva Alington.. Lowri Evans

Jock / Harfner.... Conrad Nelson

Malcolm Nixey... Fred Ridgeway

Eleanor Nixey... Janice Mckenzie

Mr Alington... David Fleeshman

Mr Ackworth....Fine Time Fontayne

Brent / Stanley Mervin... Seamus O'Neill

Ben Kerry... Steve Marsh

Dramatised by Diana Griffiths

Producer/Director - Pauline Harris.

Disillusioned scriptwriter Gregory Dawson is staying at a hotel in Cornwall, finishing a script.

A chance encounter in the bar sends him back to the lost world of his youth before the slaughter of the First World War when he was a 18-year old in Bruddersford, Yorkshire: Through rediscovering his past Dawson realises where his life took a wrong turn and where he must make amends if he is to start afresh.

There is a glow of magic in poignant rediscovery.

Gregory Dawson/Narrator..

Jack Shepherd

Elizabeth Earl...

Liza Sadovy

Young Gregory...

Dean Smith

Joan Alington..

Sarah Smart

Bridget Alington...

Sarah Churm

Eva Alington..

Lowri Evans

Malcolm Nixey...

Fred Ridgeway

Eleanor Nixey...

Janice Mckenzie

Mr Alington...

David Fleeshman

Brent / Stanley Mervin...

Seamus O'Neill

Ben Kerry...

Steve Marsh

A chance encounter prompts a scriptwriter to rediscover his past.

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20130705 (BBC7)
20130706 (BBC7)

Secret events are unlocked when scriptwriter Gregory rediscovers characters from his past.

By JB Priestley

Disillusioned scriptwriter Gregory Dawson is remembering his youth in 1912, before the slaughter of the First World War when he was an 18-year old in Bruddersford, Yorkshire: Now in 1946, encounters with the same characters from his past unlock secret events, buried yearnings and give potential for the future.

Gregory Dawson/Narrator.. Jack Shepherd

Elizabeth Earl... Liza Sadovy

Young Gregory... Dean Smith

Joan Alington.. Sarah Smart

Bridget Alington... Sarah Churm

Eva Alington.. Lowri Evans

Jock / Harfner.... Conrad Nelson

Malcolm Nixey... Fred Ridgeway

Eleanor Nixey... Janice Mckenzie

Mr Alington... David Fleeshman

Mr Ackworth....Fine Time Fontayne

Brent / Stanley Mervin... Seamus O'Neill

Ben Kerry... Steve Marsh

Laura Blackshaw..Megan Winnard

Mrs Childs.. Olwen May

Hinchcliff... Jake Norton

Dramatised by Diana Griffiths

Producer/Director - Pauline Harris.

Gregory Dawson/Narrator..

Jack Shepherd

Elizabeth Earl...

Liza Sadovy

Young Gregory...

Dean Smith

Joan Alington..

Sarah Smart

Bridget Alington...

Sarah Churm

Eva Alington..

Lowri Evans

Malcolm Nixey...

Fred Ridgeway

Eleanor Nixey...

Janice Mckenzie

Mr Alington...

David Fleeshman

Brent / Stanley Mervin...

Seamus O'Neill

Ben Kerry...

Steve Marsh

Mrs Childs..

Olwen May

Hinchcliff...

Jake Norton

A chance encounter prompts a scriptwriter to rediscover his past.