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Shardlake

Sovereign

Episode 5

Duration: 15 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FMLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 Extra

Reeling from his public humiliation at the hands of King Henry, Shardlake returns to York knowing that it will haunt him for the rest of his life. His troubles aren't over, however, because an old enemy is waiting to see him: Sir Richard Rich.

Gripping dramatisation of CJ Sansom's Tudor crime novel, featuring lawyer detective Matthew Shardlake and set during Henry VIII's spectacular Royal Progress to the north in 1541.

Shardlake ..... JUSTIN SALINGER
Barak ..... BRYAN DICK
Maleverer ...... STEPHEN CRITCHLOW
Radwinter ..... DAVID ACTON
Broderick ..... NICK UNDERWOOD
Tamasin ...... CATH WHITEFIELD
Craike ..... PATRICK BRENNAN
Rich ..... CHRIS PAVLO

Dramatised by Colin MacDonald.

Director: Kirsteen Cameron

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in September 2015. Show less

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