Show Boat


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20121113 (BBC7)
20121114 (BBC7)

Edna Ferber's epic tale of Magnolia Hawks and her remarkable life aboard a Show Boat.

As Parthy races up the Cotton Blossom gangplank with shocking news about Gaylord, Kim prepares to open the telegram that has just been delivered to her dressing room...

Kim....Lysette Anthony

Magnolia....Samantha Spiro

Gaylord....Ryan McCluskey

Andy....Morgan Deare

Parthy....Laurel Lefkow

Young Kim....Shahrazad Matthews

Ken....Mark Caven


Mowson....Iain Batchelor

Julie....Samantha Dakin

Jo/Ralph....Nonso Anozie

Queenie....Tracy Ifeachor

Sophy/Hetty/Elly...Joanna Monro

Windy/Clyde....Sean Baker

Crewman/Waiter...Jude Akuwudike

The Music by Neil Brand and the Banjo Played by Mike Hammond

Dramatised by Moya O'Shea

Directed By Tracey Neale.

Epic tale of Magnolia Hawks and her life aboard the Cotton Blossom Floating Palace Theatre

Parthy has shocking news about Gaylord, and Kim receives a telegram.

Parthy has shocking news about Gaylord, as Kim receives a telegram in her Cotton Blossom dressing room. Stars Samantha Spiro.