Mugsborough

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011917 *2009052420090530

Dramatisation by Andrew Lynch featuring the characters of Robert Tressell's novel The Ragged Trousered Philanthropists, picking up the story 10 years on.

The residents of Mugsborough hold wildly differing views of the Great War.

The politically aware favour peaceful solutions, others are determined to avoid being sent to the Western Front.

One returns from Flanders terribly injured and cannot find work and one child is still unaware of the tragic circumstances of her parentage.

Easton....Johnny Vegas

Old Misery/Hunter....Paul Whitehouse

Ruth....Shirley Henderson

Nora....Raquel Cassidy

Frankie....Iain McKee

Bert White....Des O'Malley

Bundy....Tom Pitts

Barrington....Tom Goodman-hill

Charlie Linden....Carl Rice

Elsie....Nicola Stephenson

Sweater....Rupert Degas

Slyme....Kevin Eldon

Crass....Arthur Smith

Rushton....Bill Bailey

Young Elizabeth....Yasmin Gerrard

Freddie....Jody Latham

Older Elizabeth....Joanna Neary

Mrs Meadows....Anne Waggott

Directed by Dirk Maggs

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Dramatisation by Andrew Lynch featuring the characters of Robert Tressell's novel The Ragged Trousered Philanthropists.

The threat of civil unrest is gripping the country.

Socialist ideas and talk of revolution are in the air as workers and managers come to blows, and an illegitimate child with a tragic secret is used as a pawn in a bigger game.

Easton....Johnny Vegas

Old Misery/Hunter....Paul Whitehouse

Ruth....Shirley Henderson

Nora....Raquel Cassidy

Frankie....Iain McKee

Bert White....Des O'Malley

Bundy....Tom Pitts

Barrington....Tom Goodman-hill

Charlie Linden....Carl Rice

Elsie....Nicola Stephenson

Sweater....Rupert Degas

Slyme....Kevin Eldon

Crass....Arthur Smith

Rushton....Bill Bailey

Young Elizabeth....Yasmin Gerrard

Freddie....Jody Latham

Older Elizabeth....Joanna Neary

Directed by Dirk Maggs.

An illegitimate child with a tragic secret is used as a pawn in a bigger game.