When W E Henley, the one-legged
Gloucestershire poet and eccentric, visited Edinburgh for an operation in 1874, he struck up an immediate and robust friendship with the more effete
R L Stevenson. It was a friendship that was to survive many storms - including Stevenson's thinly disguised portrait of as in Treasure Island.
Written by Jonathan Smith.
Director Shaun MacLoughlin Stereo (R)
Contributors Written By: Jonathan Smith.
Director: Shaun MacLoughlin
Henley: Long John Silver
Robert Louis Stevenson: Bill Paterson
W E Henley: John Franklin Robbins
Fanny: Maureen O'Brien
Katherine: Joanne MacKie
Joseph Lister: Bill Wallis
Leslie Stephen: Peter Copley
Sister: Eva Stuart
Nurse: Marcia King
Lloyd: John Bolton