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Classic Serial: The Iliad


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Derek Jacobi narrates Homer's story of the feud between Hector (lain Glen) and Achilles (Christopher Eccleston ) duringthe siege of Troy. Translated by Robert Fagles and dramatised in two parts by Tom Holland. 1: In pursuit of the beautiful Helen, stolen by Paris, the Trojan prince, an Achaean battle fleet has sailed from Greece. For nine years the army of the Achaeans has lain siege to Troy. Now in the ranks, failure breeds resentment and feuding. With Michael Elwyn , Tom Espiner , Michael Fenton Stevens , Suzanna Hamilton , John Mackay , Clive Mantle ,
Andrew Sachs , Mia Soteriou , Imogen Stubbs and Bill Wallis. Music by Mia Soteriou Producers/Directors Viv Beeby and Jeremy Howe Repeated from Sunday


Unknown: Derek Jacobi
Unknown: Christopher Eccleston
Translated By: Robert Fagles
Unknown: Tom Holland.
Unknown: Michael Elwyn
Unknown: Tom Espiner
Unknown: Michael Fenton Stevens
Unknown: Suzanna Hamilton
Unknown: John MacKay
Unknown: Clive Mantle
Unknown: Andrew Sachs
Unknown: Mia Soteriou
Unknown: Imogen Stubbs
Unknown: Bill Wallis.
Music By: Mia Soteriou

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