J B. Priestley Lost Empires Part 02

2: First Night.   It's the year before the Great War, and Richard Herncastle's apprenticeship is teaching him more than just the art of illusion. Nick Ollanton: Tom Baker Old Richard: Bryan Pringle Young Richard: Richard Hollick Harry Burrard: Freddie Davies Tommy Beamish: Steven Frost Julie Blane: Bridgit Forsyth Cissie Mapes: Deborah McAndrew Nancy: Kathryn Hunt Jennings: Russell Dixon Bosenby: Russell Dixon Johnson: John Lloyd Bllingham Barney: Mike Edmunds Nonnie: Ann-Marie Frater Sun 25th Sep 1994, 14:30 on BBC Radio 4 FM Written in the mood of Angel Pavement, this imaginative novel is set in the years immediately before the First World War. In turns funny, sad, nostalgic, it is the story of young Richard Herncastle who travels the now vanished Music Halls (the 'Lost Empires') with his uncle, an illusionist. The core of the story is the young man's emotional awakening.

This recording is part of the Old Time Radio collection.


Lost Empires - Part 02 56:05