By David Nokes.
Dr Samuel Johnson and James Boswell find themselves involved in the plight of two young lovers, in a tale involving the art of cheating at cards, the perils of coach travel, and the barbaric techniques employed by 18th century dental SURGEONS!
Doctor Johnson....Timothy West
James Boswell....Stuart Mcquarrie
Topham Beauclerk....Nigel Anthony
Bartholomew Forester....Andrew Wincott
Kitty Spring....Alison Pettitt
Count Castelnuovo....Jonathan Keeble
Signor Ruspini....Jonathan Tafler
Sophie/Lady Oxton....Maggie Mccarthy
Directed by Marilyn Imrie