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A new play for radio by Patrick Simpson with Barry Justice
Joanna Dunham , Ronald Adam
A palace at Winchester: A.D. 959
Against the grim setting of a Saxon court a young prince woos his lovely child-bride. Their romance, distasteful alike to the Church and to certain courtiers, leads them relentlessly towards a tragic fate.
with Hilda Kriseman
Alaric Cotter , Antony Viccars
Music composed by DAVID MUNROW played by DAVID MUNROW and GILLIAN REID
Joanna Dunham is in ' Soldiers at the New Theatre. London


Unknown: Patrick Simpson
Unknown: Barry Justice
Unknown: Joanna Dunham
Unknown: Ronald Adam
Unknown: Hilda Kriseman
Unknown: Alaric Cotter
Unknown: Antony Viccars
Composed By: David Munrow
Played By: David Munrow
Unknown: Gillian Reid
Produced By: Archie Campbell
Produced By: Joanna Dunham
Guthrie and Eric, two courtiers: Peter William,
Guthrie and Eric, two courtiers: Peter Baldwin
Edwy, the young king: Barry Justice
Edgar (twelve), his brother: Paul Dorfman
Wilfred, his friend: Michael Deacon
Elgiva, his cousin: Joanna Dunham
Lady Ethel, her mother: Joan Miller
Abbot Dunstan: Wilfrid Carter
Edred, the old king: Ralph Truman
Archbishop Oda: Ronald Adam
Apstone, a priest: Hector Ross
Clonrig, another priest: John Pullen

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