A play on the life of John Wilkes, rake, scholar, wit, and man of fashion, who fought George III on the question of English liberty and won.

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Robert Harris ...
John Wilkes
William Fox ...
Humphrey Cotes, his friend
Lawrence Hanray ...
George Kearsey, his printer (April) / Mr. Webb, Solicitor to the Treasury (May)
Stuart Latham ...
Matt Brown, his servant
Wyndham Goldie ...
Lord Temple, his patron
Martin Walker ...
The Duke of Grafton, Prime Minister
George Devine ...
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Lord Egremont, Secretary of State
A.R. Whatmore ...
Rev. John Horne, a radical parson
Marjorie Bryce ...
Mrs. Catherine Macaulay
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Mr. Thomas, Marshal of the King's Bench Prison
Alan Hamilton ...
Captain Maclean
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Mrs. Mead, Wilkes's mother-in-law (as Dame May Whitty)
Hilda Schroder ...
Polly, Wilkes's daughter
Ruby Head ...
Cathy, a maid
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A play on the life of John Wilkes, rake, scholar, wit, and man of fashion, who fought George III on the question of English liberty and won.

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26 April 1939 (UK)  »

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1.33 : 1
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