Fountain Overflows, The

A story of childhood, seen through the eyes of Rose, a girl who struggles to comprehend life - with a brilliant father who gambles away all his money on the stock-exchange, and a highly-strung mother who has sacrificed her career as a pianist to bring up Rose, her sisters Mary and Cordelia, and her much-loved brother Richard Quinn.

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012006011520060121A story of childhood, seen through the eyes of Rose, a girl who struggles to comprehend life - with a brilliant father who gambles away all his money on the stock-exchange, and a highly-strung mother who has sacrificed her career as a pianist to bring up Rose, her sisters Mary and Cordelia, and her much-loved brother Richard Quinn.|The family is constantly threatened with ruin, but Rose and Mary have dedicated their lives to music - unfortunately, so has Cordelia.
  • brown....Geoffrey Beevers
  • by - Rebecca West
  • cabbie....John Cummins
  • constance....Sandy Walsh
  • cordelia....Clare Corbett
  • cordelia....claire corbett
  • directed by - Martin Jenkins
  • director Jonquil Panting
  • director Martin Jenkins
  • dramatised by - Robin Brooks
  • george....John Cummins
  • harper....Geoffrey Beevers
  • herminie....Carolyn Pickles
  • jock....Crawford Logan
  • kate's brother....John Cummins
  • kate....Liza Sadovy
  • kisch....Gerard Mcdermott
  • langham....Gerard Mcdermott
  • lily....lindsey coulson
  • mama....Stella Gonet
  • man....John Cummins
  • manning....Gerard Mcdermott
  • mary....Sophie Roberts
  • miss beevor....Liza Sadovy
  • mr morpurgo....Roger May
  • mr phillips....gerard mcdernott
  • mrs mckecnie....Sandy Walsh
  • nancy phillips....ella smith
  • nancy....ella smith
  • original music composed by david pickvance
  • papa....Dermot Crowley
  • pennington....John Cummins
  • produced by - Claire Grove and Cherry Cookson
  • producers Claire Grove and Cherry Cookson
  • producers Claire Grove, Cherry Cookson
  • queenie....Carolyn Pickles
  • richard quinn....callum williams
  • richard quinn....steven geller
  • rosamund....ayesha antoine
  • rose....Emma Fielding
  • weissbach....John Cummins
  • young rose....tessa montague
  • 022006012220060128Rose and her sisters Mary and Cordelia, and her little brother Richard Quinn, are learning to grow up in a home threatened by poverty and disgrace, owing to the actions of their improvident father.|They meet Nancy Phillips, whose family is fated to become entangled with theirs.
    032006012920060204Rose and her sister Mary are studying to be professional pianists, but their talentless sister, encouraged by her teacher Miss Beevor, is already attracting attention on the concert platform.|They have one friend, their cousin Rosamund, and one enemy, Rosamund's father, Jock.|But they are still isolated by their father's poverty and improvidence.|His brilliant but wayward mind - which has saved a murderess from the gallows - is now driving him nearer and nearer to ruin.
    042006020520060211Rose, her sisters Mary and Cordelia, and her younger brother Richard Quinn, are coming to terms with their father's disappearance, but their finances are now assured, and they have been helped by their benefactor Mr Morpurgo.|Their cousin Rosamund is now working as a nurse, and Rose and Mary are on the brink of becoming professional musicians.|Queenie Philips, who was saved by their father from the gallows, still languishes in prison, and the storm-clouds of the First World War are gathering.|By Rebecca West, dramatised by Robin Brooks.|4/6.|The Real Night|Rose....Emma Fielding|Mama....Stella Gonet|Mr Morpurgo....Roger May|Lily....Lindsey Coulson|Kate/Miss Beevor....Liza Sadovy|Cordelia....Clare Corbett|Richard Quinn....Steven Geller|Rosamund....Ayesha Antoine|Mary....Sophie Roberts|Nancy....Ella Smith|Manning....Gerard Mcdermott|Herminie....Carolyn Pickles|Weissbach....John Cummins|Brown/Harper....Geoffrey Beevers|Original music composed by David Pickvance.|Director Jonquil Panting
    05Cousin Rosamund2006021220060218Set at the start of the First World War, Rose and Mary are now professional musicians, their brother Richard Quinn is at the front, and their cousin Rosamund is working as a nurse.|They are also still in touch with their friend Nancy Philips.|Rose and Mary are concerned about their mother, who is growing increasingly frail.|Rose....Emma Fielding|Mama....Stella Gonet|Mr Morpurgo....Roger May|Lily....Lindsey Coulson|Kate/ Miss Beevor....Liza Sadovy|Queenie....Carolyn Pickles|Rosamund....Ayesha Antoine|Mary....Sophie Roberts|Nancy....Ella Smith|Ramponetti....Jonathan Keeble|Nestor....Geoffrey Beevers|Catterock....Delroy Brown|Oswald....John Cummins|Doctor/Mr Bates....Crawford Logan|Original music composed by David Pickvance.|Director Martin Jenkins
    06 LAST2006021920060225By Rebecca West, dramatised by Robin Brooks.|6/6.|Rose is collaborating with a young composer named Oliver, about whom she harbours conflicting feelings.|Her cousin Rosamund has gone into a marriage Rose does not understand - to a grotesque millionaire.|Their friend Nancy Philips is happily married to a teacher.|Her mother Queenie has been released from prison, and is living with her daughter.|Rose....Emma Fielding|Mama....Stella Gonet|Mr Morpurgo....Roger May|Lily....Lindsey Coulson|Oliver....Julian Rhind-tutt|Kate....Liza Sadovy|Queenie....Carolyn Pickles|Rosamund....Ayesha Antoine|Richard Quinn....Steven Geller|Mary....Sophie Roberts|Nancy....Ella Smith|Avis....Elaine Claxton|Lady Mortlake/Phyllida....Jemma Churchill|Lord Sarasen....Jonathan Keeble|Oswald....John Cummins|Mr Bates....Crawford Logan|Original music composed by David Pickvance.|Director Martin Jenkins