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Afternoon Play: The Babington Plot


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In 1586, a group of men conspired to assassinate Queen Elizabeth I and return England to Catholic rule. But the plot was doomed from the beginning and their lives ended on the gallows. Written in the style of a contemporary documentary, Michael Butt 's drama unravels the many mysteries surrounding the plot.


Writer: Michael Butt
Producer/Director: Sasha Yevtushenko
Presenter: Stephen Grelf
Robert Poley: Burn Gorman
Thomas: Samuel Barnett
Aloysius: Chris Pavlo
Thomas: Jonathan Tafler
Robert: Stephen Critchlow
Gilbert: Inam Mirza
Don: Malcolm Tierney
Mistress Bellamy: Mariene Sidaway
Jane: Janice Acquah
Shepherd: Dan Starkey
Casey: Paul Rider

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Afternoon Play: The Babington Plot

BBC Radio 4 FM, 2 December 2008 14.15

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