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An exploration in sound written by Henry Reed
Music specially composed by Elisabeth Lutyens and conducted by Edward Clark
Produced by R. D. Smith
Cast in order of speaking:


Written By: Henry Reed
Composed By: Elisabeth Lutyens
Conducted By: Edward Clark
Produced By: R. D. Smith
First narrator: James McKechnie
First voice: David Spenser
Second voice: Timothy Barley
Ex-P.O W: Eric Francis
Lanfranc: Dennis Arundel
Conrad: Derek Birch
Ernulf: Howard Rose
William of Sens: Esmé Percy
William the Englishman: Michael Hordern
Yevele: Oliver Burt
Wastell: Joe Stern
Second narrator: Cyril Cusack
King Henry II: Henry Reed
Thomas: R D Smith

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This site contains the BBC listings information which the BBC printed in Radio Times between 1923 and 2009. You can search the site for BBC programmes, people, dates and Radio Times editions.

We hope it helps you find information about that long forgotten BBC programme, research a particular person or browse your own involvement with the BBC.

Through the listings, you will also be able to use the Genome search function to find thousands of radio and TV programmes that are already available to view or listen to on the BBC website.

There are more than 5 million programme listings in Genome. This is a historical record of the planned output and the BBC services of any given time. It should be viewed in this context and with the understanding that it reflects the attitudes and standards of its time - not those of today.

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