Recalled to Life 

In which Lucie Manette's life is changed by meeting the occupant of a garret in Paris.


Joan Craft


Constance Cox (dramatised by), Charles Dickens (novel)


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Episode credited cast:
Ronnie Barker ... Jerry Cruncher
Peter Bayliss ... Barsad
Rosalie Crutchley ... Madame Defarge
Stephen Dartnell Stephen Dartnell ... Jacques One
Reg Dent Reg Dent ... Coachman (as Reginald Dent)
Leslie French Leslie French ... Jarvis Lorry
Wilfred Grove Wilfred Grove ... Gaspard
Hubert Hill Hubert Hill ... 1st Man
Christopher Hodge Christopher Hodge ... Jenner
Dudley Jones Dudley Jones ... Guard
Rolf Lefebvre Rolf Lefebvre ... Gabelle
Alison Leggatt Alison Leggatt ... Miss Pross
George Little George Little ... Jacques Three
Frank Littlewood Frank Littlewood ... 2nd Man
Kika Markham ... Lucie Manette


Dramatisation of 'A Tale of Two Cities'. In the first episode, Jarvis Lorry, a banker is en route to France to rescue Dr Manette, an old client who had been kept a secret prisoner in the Bastille for some twenty years. He is overtaken by Jerry Cruncher, the bank messenger, with the message 'recalled to life'. At the Inn in Dover he meets Lucy, who hasn't seen her father since infancy, and her governess/companion, the eccentric Miss Pross. Across the water he meets the sinister Defarges and a number of men who are all called Jacques ... Written by Nick Gunning

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18 April 1965 (UK) See more »

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