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The King Must Die: Episode 5: Naxos


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by Mary Renault adapted as a serial for radio in five episodes by Cedric Messina
with Keith Michell as Theseus
Theseus, betrothed to Ariadne, daughter of the dead King Minos, plans escape from Crete. A great cataclysm which destroys the mighty Palace of the Labyrinth, aids their flight and at the same time enables him to settle old scores with his fabled enemy - the monstrous Minotaur.
Other parts played by members of the BBC Drama Repertory Company
(Keith Michell broadcasts by arrangement with the Rank Organisation.)


Author: Mary Renault
Adapted for radio by: Cedric Messina
Music: Christopher Whelen
Producer: Archie Campbell
Theseus: Keith Michell
Amyntor: Glyn Dearman
Aktor: Peter Pratt
Melantho: Shirley Cooklin
Thalestris: Nicolette Bernard
Old Steward: George Merritt
Chryse: Elizabeth Morgan
Hippon: Peter Bartlett
Iros: Nigel Anthony
Ariadne: Anna Castaldini
Phoitios: Donald McKillop
Asterion: Ralph Truman
Aigeus: Norman Claridge

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The King Must Die: Episode 5: Naxos

BBC Home Service Basic, 7 July 1963 20.30

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