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An Englishman Abroad

An Englishman Abroad

(2001)
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Michael Gambon is Guy Burgess and Penelope Wilton the actress Coral Browne in Bennett's re-telling of a real-life incident. Whilst touring 'Hamlet' Moscow with the Shakespeare Memorial Theatre in 1958, Browne is astonished to have Burgess appear in her dressing room. Having disappeared from England in 1951 together with fellow diplomat Donald Maclean, spy Burgess is a wanted man. Bennett's take on the encounter is both poignant and comic, and the play examines his life in exile, his love of England and his even greater love of Russia. This full-cast dramatisation was originally broadcast on BBC World Service.

 
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Audio Editions

October 2006 : USA Audio edition
Title: Alan Bennett: An Englishman Abroad (Dramatisation)
Author(s): Alan Bennett
Publisher: BBC Worldwide Limited
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October 2006 : UK Audio edition
Title: Alan Bennett: An Englishman Abroad (Dramatisation)
Author(s): Alan Bennett
Publisher: BBC Worldwide Limited
Availability: Amazon UK   

August 2001 : UK Audio Cassette
Title: An Englishman Abroad: Starring Michael Gambon and Penelope Wilton (BBC Radio Collection)
Author(s): Alan Bennett
ISBN: 0-563-53578-4 / 978-0-563-53578-2 (UK edition)
Publisher: BBC Audiobooks Ltd
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August 2001 : UK Audio CD
Title: An Englishman Abroad
Author(s): Alan Bennett
ISBN: 0-563-53579-2 / 978-0-563-53579-9 (UK edition)
Publisher: BBC Physical Audio
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