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Genome: [r4 Bd=19910508]

Bennett and Lincoln The first of two programmes in which

Sam Cassimally portrays the life of the legendary Gordon Bennett who founded the New York Herald in 1835 and boosted circulation with scandalous reports and notorious japes. Bennett became so influential that even Abraham Lincoln found himself beating a path to his door.

Director Peter Kavanagh Stereo

Contributors

Unknown: Sam Cassimally

Unknown: Gordon Bennett

Unknown: Abraham Lincoln

Director: Peter Kavanagh

Abraham Lincoln: William Roberts

Mary Lincoln: Gayle Hunnicut

Chevalier Wikoff: Hugh Dixon

Dan Sickles: Nigel Carrington

Governor Seward: Ronald Herdman

MrHickman: Terence Edmond

John Hay: Kerry Shale

John Watt: James Greene

Magnus Magnusson: Himself

Elizabeth Kelly: Herself

Genome: [r4 Bd=19910508]

Unknown: Sam Cassimally

Unknown: Gordon Bennett

Unknown: Abraham Lincoln

Director: Peter Kavanagh

Abraham Lincoln: William Roberts

Mary Lincoln: Gayle Hunnicut

Chevalier Wikoff: Hugh Dixon

Dan Sickles: Nigel Carrington

Governor Seward: Ronald Herdman

MrHickman: Terence Edmond

John Hay: Kerry Shale

John Watt: James Greene

Magnus Magnusson: Himself

Elizabeth Kelly: Herself

Genome: [r4 Bd=19910515]

Bennett and Stanley Gordon Bennett Junior was every bit as outrageous as his press magnate father.

Displeased with the service, he once bought an hotel and made a gift of it to a waiter. It was he who commissioned

Stanley to go in search of Livingstone. But as San Cassimally shows in the second of two programmes, the story did not end there...

Director Peter Kavanagh. Stereo

Contributors

Unknown: Bennett Junior

Director: Peter Kavanagh.

Gordon Bennett: Ed Bishop

JC Clarke: Frank Grimes

Seilhamer: Ronald Herdman

Mr Stanley: Colin Stinton

Mr Stanhope: Nigel Carrington

Alice: Emma Gregory

Agnes: Candida Beveridge

Dorothy: Auriol Smith

Mr McGahan: David Bannerman

Queen Victoria: Maxine Audley

Albert: Brett Usher

Genome: [r4 Bd=19910515]

Unknown: Bennett Junior

Director: Peter Kavanagh.

Gordon Bennett: Ed Bishop

JC Clarke: Frank Grimes

Seilhamer: Ronald Herdman

Mr Stanley: Colin Stinton

Mr Stanhope: Nigel Carrington

Alice: Emma Gregory

Agnes: Candida Beveridge

Dorothy: Auriol Smith

Mr McGahan: David Bannerman

Queen Victoria: Maxine Audley

Albert: Brett Usher