A Fairly Honourable Defeat

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Dramatised by Brian Friel from Iris Murdoch's novel.

On a hot summer's day, Rupert and Hilda celebrate their long and happy marriage.

However, death and despair stalk their sunlit garden, and by the end of the summer good has been defeated by evil and all is terribly changed.

Anna Carteret (Hilda), Steven Mangan (Simon), Malcolm Sinclair (Axel), Julian Glover (Rupert), Penny Downie (Morgan), `Terence Longdon (Leonard), Daniel Brocklebank (Peter), Alex Jennings (Julius), Karl Johnson (Tallis).

Director: Maria Aitken.

Music by Howard Davidson