Confessions Of An English Opium-Eater
Thomas De Quincey (Dramatised By Lavina Murray)

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Narrated By: , James Nickerson, Oliver Cotton

Duration: 56 minutes

What to expect

A full-cast dramatisation of Thomas De Quincey's 1821 autobiographical account of his consumption of the liquid opiate laudanum, a legal painkiller of the time, and his painful and surreal descent into addiction. Starring Oliver Cotton as the older Thomas and James Nickerson as the younger Thomas. Written by Lavinia Murray. Directed by Gary Brown.

Genre

Films, cinema, Television, Radio, Biography: general

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