The Servant

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20070512

Ronald Frame's dramatisation of Robin Maugham's novella about a young lawyer who falls under the malign influence of his sinister manservant.
Richard....Jamie Glover
Tony....Bertie Carvel
Barrett....Anton Lesser
Sally....Lydia Leonard
Vera....Alex Tregear
Mrs Toms....Carolyn Pickles
Girl....Ayesha Antoine
Directed by Gordon House

SP20050917

By Robin Maugham, dramatised by Ronald Frame.

Richard Merton is a young man trying to make his way in publishing; Tony, his charismatic army friend is resuming his law studies after five years wartime service.

Merton encourages his friend to employ a manservant to help him with his household chores.

Tony hires the enigmatic Barrett - who exploits his weakness and laziness, and slowly but surely takes over control of his life.

Richard....Jamie Glover

Tony....Bertie Carvel

Barrett....Anton Lesser

Sally....Lydia Leonard

Vera....Alex Tregear

Mrs Toms....Carolyn Pickles

Girl....Ayesha Antoine

Directed by Gordon House