The Hairy Ape

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Classic American expressionist drama from 1921.

The play tells the tragic tale of Yank, a stoker whose whole world is turned upside down when a young heiress ventures into the engine room of a transatlantic ocean liner.

Yank - Dominic West

Long - Shaun Dingwall

Paddy - Jim Norton

Mildred - Sasha Pick

Aunt - Annabelle Dowler

I.W.W.

Secretary - John Guerrasio

Other parts played by John Kay Steel, Joe Montana, Matt Addis, David Hargreaves, Stephen Hogan, Benjamin Askew and Philip Fox.

Directed by Toby Swift.

Eugene O'Neill's classic American expressionist drama starring Dominic West as Yank.

By Eugene O'Neill

A classic American expressionist drama from 1921.

It tells the tragic tale of Yank, a stoker whose whole world is turned upside down when a young heiress ventures into the engine room of a transatlantic ocean liner.

IWW Secretary....John Guerrasio.

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Producer: E.

CHAILLET

Next in series: THE BIRDS

Previous in series: SWEENEY ASTRAY

Description

Eugene O'NEILL's Expressionistic classic.

Yank, a ship's stoker, emerges from the stokehold to take revenge on a world that sees him as a 'hairy ape'.

Directed by Jose QUINTERO.

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drama programmes (genre)

Broadcast history

18 Nov 1990 19:30-21:05 (RADIO 3)

Contributors

Deborah May (Actor)

Erik Holland (Actor)

Christopher Grove (Actor)

Steve Barr (Actor)

Antonie Becker (Actor)

Hal Bokar (Actor)

Eric Christmas (Actor)

George Dzundza (Actor)

Terry Bozeman (Actor)

Jacqueline Cassel (Actor)

Russ Marin (Actor)

Mercedes Shirley (Actor)

Bill Washington (Actor)

Kevin Symonds (Actor)

Clive Rosengren (Actor)

Elaine Welton-Hill (Actor)

Eugene O'Neill (Author)

Jose Quintero (Producer)

Erik Bauersfeld (Producer)

Recorded on 1990-07-29.