The Last Adventure

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SP20051001

By John Mortimer.

In January 1824, Lord Byron arrived in Missalonghi determined to fight for Greek independence from Turkish rule.

The story of his three months as commander in chief of a small and unruly force of mercenaries and freedom fighters is also the story of the last days of his extraordinary life.

Lord Byron....Michael Sheen

William Fletcher....Nicky Henson

Colonel Leicester Stanhope....Gerard Murphy

Pietro Gamba....Stuart Mcloughlin

William Parry....Owen Teale

Prince Mavrocordato....Peter Polycarpou

Dr Franco Bruno/Servant 3....Harry Myers

Captain James Kennedy....Hugh Ross

Lukas/Servant 2....Jamie Doyle

Dr Milligan/Servant 1....John Cummins

Director Jeremy Mortimer