Author(s): Mark Twain
Tom Canty and Edward Tudor could have been identical twins. Their birthdays and their faces match, but there the likeness stops. For Edward is prince, heir to King Henry VIII of England, whilst Tom is a miserable pauper. But fate intervenes, and their identities become confused.
A television adaptation starring Keith Michell, John Bowe, Philip Savon and Richenda Carey, is due to be screened autumn 1996.