Need For Nonsense, The

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2009020920110117
20120516 (BBC7)
20120517 (BBC7)
By Julia Blackburn.|The story of the friendship between the writer and illustrator Edward Lear and his Greek manservant Giorgio, who inspired him to address the painful truths in his life.|Edward Lear....Andrew Sachs
  • giorgio kokalis....alexi kaye-campbell
  • hubert congreve as a boy....ross mckendrick
  • hubert congreve as a young man....james rastall
  • lady wortlesham....kim hicks|directed by mary ward-lowery.|the friendship between the writer and illustrator Edward Lear and his greek manservant
  • walter congreve....Mark Meadows|edward lear - andrew sachs|giorgio kokalis - alexi kaye-campbell|walter congreve - mark meadows|hubert congreve as a boy - ross mckendrick|hubert congreve as a young man - james rastall|lady wortlesham - kim hicks|the friendship between the writer and illustrator edward lear and his greek manservant|the sad, contradictory tale of edward lear, famed victorian artist and scribe of gleefully silly verse.|stars andrew sachs