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Wessex Tales: A Tragedy of Two Ambitions (S1EP3 BBC Two 21 Nov 1973)



A Tragedy of Two Ambitions: Like a ghost from the past, the Halborough brothers’ drunken father reappears to destroy their image of respectability.

Cast: Paul Rogers (Mr Halborough), John Hurt (Joshua Halborough), David Troughton (Cornelius Halborough), Lynne Frederick (Rosa Halborough), Edward Petherbridge (Squire Fellmer), Dan Meaden (Countryman), Heather Canning (Selinar), Betty Cooper (Mrs Fellmer), Andrew McCulloch (Labourer), William Bond (Labourer), John Rainer (Clergyman), Peter Bennett (Principal)

Writer: Dennis Potter / Director: Michael Tuchner

Original Airdate: 21 Nov 1973 on BBC Two
Series: Wessex Tales Season 1 Episode 3