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The Bagman or The Impromptu Of Muswell Hill
is a radio play by John Arden, broadcast on BBC Radio 3 in 1970. It is 1hr 29min in length.


John Arden has a dream in which he meets an old woman who sells him a canvas bag, "A pig in a poke", he then finds himself transported to a dystopian land where the people are starving while the rich live in idleness and squalor.



Music and Special Effects by the Delia Derbyshire of the BBC Radiophonic Workshop

Directed by Martin Esslin

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