A Very Extraordinary Man

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Napoleon III (1808-1873) He trusted in his star, and had a sort of abstract worship of the people, but very little taste for liberty

A radio portrait compiled from contemporary and other sources and written by JOANNA RICHARDSON

John Wood as Napoleon III

Madi Hedd as Queen Victoria Gary Watson as Narrator

A hundred years ago this month Napoleon III of France surrendered to the Prussians at Sedan, and the fall of the Bonaparte dynasty and the Second Empire was decreed. With PATRICIA GALLIMORE

CONSTANCE CHAPMAN , GARARD GREEN JAMES THOMASON , ROSeRT SWANN Produced.by RAY MILES

(Constance' Chapman is in ' The Contractor ' at the Fortune Theatre, London)

Contributors

Written By: Joanna Richardson

Written By: John Wood

Unknown: Napoleon Iii

Unknown: Madi Hedd

Unknown: Queen Victoria Gary Watson

Unknown: Patricia Gallimore

Unknown: Constance Chapman

Unknown: Garard Green

Unknown: James Thomason