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The Yellowplush Papers - Captain Rook


Series of five comic tales by William Makepeace Thackeray, adapted by Stephen Wyatt, recounting the rise and fall of early-19th Century footman Charles Yellowplush. Charles helps his new employer Captain Rook, a wily and roguish cardsharp, to fleece a rich but naive gentleman. Charles Yellowplush ...... Adam Buxton Rook ...... Stephen Critchlow Blewitt ...... Dan Starkey Dawkins ...... Inam Mirza Becky ...... Donnla Hughes James/Waiter ...... Robert Lonsdale Clerk ...... Jonathan Tafler Directed by Abigail le Fleming.

Broadcasts

  • 2009-02-16 11:30:00 - 2009-02-16 12:00:00 on Radio 4 FM,