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by Alfred, Lord Tennyson
†Adapted for radio and produced by HALLAM TENNYSON to celebrate the 900th anniversary of the Battle of Hastings October 14. 1066
Music specially composed by ELIZABETH POSTON with Gabriel Woolf as Harold and Stephen Murray , Ernest Hilton and Beth Boyd Main characters m order of speaking:
Other parts: Clive Merrison Henry Manning , John Dearth
The music and singers conducted by DOUGLAS ROBINSON


Produced By: Hallam Tennyson
Composed By: Elizabeth Poston
Unknown: Gabriel Woolf
Unknown: Stephen Murray
Unknown: Ernest Hilton
Unknown: Beth Boyd
Unknown: Clive Merrison
Unknown: Henry Manning
Unknown: John Dearth
Conducted By: Douglas Robinson
AMwyth: Jill Balcon
Morcar her brother, head of the house of Alfgar.: John Dearth
Gurth, brother to Harold: Nigel Graham
Sticand, Archbishop of Canterbury: Humphrey Morton
Harold Earl of Wessex: Gabriel Woolf
King Edward the Confessor: Ernest Milton
Tostig Earl of Nortlmmbria brother to Harold.: Henry Stampee
The Queen, wifa to Edward andsister to Harold: Joan Matheson
Edith, ward to the King, betrothedto Harold: Beth Boyd
Guy Count of Ponthieu: Allan McCleliand
WiUiam Malet a Norman nobleman .: Preston Lockwood
William, Count of Normandy: Stephen Murray
Wulfnoth, younger brother toHarold: .Henry Manning
Aldred, Archbishop of York: Allan McClelland
Thane from Pevensey: Preston Lockwood
Hugh Margot a Norman monk: Henry Stamper

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