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BEOWULF

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A reading of the three major episodes from the Old English poem in Kevin Crossley -Holland's translation
3: The Fight with the Dragon
In old age, Beowulf goes to fight a dragon, warden of a treasure hoard, which is terrorising his own land where he is now king. He kills the dragon, but is himself mortally wounded, and dies. His- people bury him.
Readers, ALAN WHEATLEY and GARY WATSON
Introduced by KEVIN CROSSLEY-HOLLAND
Produced by George MacBeth

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Unknown: Kevin Crossley
Readers: Alan Wheatley
Readers: Gary Watson
Introduced By: Kevin Crossley-Holland
Produced By: George MacBeth

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