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THE KING MUST DIE

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by Mary Renault adapted in five episodes by CEDRIC MESSINA
Episode 4: Crete
In Crete, Theseus, elected leader of the youthful bull-fighters known as ' The Cranes ' attracts the attention of the Goddess-on-Earth. Ariadne, daughter of King Minos.
Other parts played by members of the BBC Drama Repertory Company
Music by CHRISTOPHER WHELEN Produced by ARCHIE CAMPBELL

Contributors

Unknown: Cedric Messina
Music By: Christopher Whelen
Produced By: Archie Campbell
Theseus: With Keith Michell
Theseus: Keith Michell
Amyntor: Glyn Dearman
Asterion: Ralph Truman
Hippon: Peter Bartlett
Iros: Nigel Anthony
Phaedra: Adrienne Poster
Melantho: Shirley Cooklin
Old Priestess: Grizelda Hervey
Ariadne: Anna Castaldini
Helike: Isabel Rennie
King Minos: Frederick Treves
Perimos: George Merritt
Alektryon: Denys Hawthorne

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