Steinbeck In Avalon

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Dramatised by Ray Brown from the writings of John Steinbeck.

In 1959, the great novelist went to live in Somerset for a while to write what he hoped would be the crowning glory of his distinguished career, a 20th-century restatement of the Arthurian legend.

Steinbeck/Lancelot....Kerry Shale

Elaine/Guinevere....Barbara Barnes

Merlin....Philip Madoc

Arthur....Joseph Millson

Damsel....Jasmine Hyde

Directed by Gary Brown.

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Dramatised by Ray Brown from the writings of John Steinbeck.

As a child John Steinbeck was enthralled by Malory's account of the life of King Arthur.

In 1959 he went to live for a while in Somerset in order to write what he hoped would be the crowning glory of his distinguished career; his personal holy grail, a 20th century restatement of the Arthurian legend.

Steinbeck/Lancelot....Kerry Shale

Elaine/Guinevere....Barbara Barnes

Merlin....Philip Madoc

Arthur....Joseph Millson

Damsel....Jasmine Hyde

Producer/Director Gary Brown