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The Wordsmiths At Gorsemere

Radio 4
Series One 1985 (four episodes)
Series Two 1987 (six episodes)

Sue Limbís pastiche of the Romantic movement, set in and around the Lakeland retreat of William and Dorothy Wordsmith (Geoffrey Whitehead and Denise Coffey).  Tim Curry played the rakish Lord Byro, and Simon Callow was Samuel Tailor Cholericke.  The cast also included Nickolas Grace, Miriam Margolyes and Chris Emmett.

See also: the BBC Radio Collection compilation cassette of the series.


© JB Sumner 1998