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A sceptical historical romance by Louis MacNeice
The battle of Clontarf was fought in A.D. 1014, just north of Dublin, between the Irish and the Vikings. This is a dramatisation of an odd bit of history. with members of the BBC Drama Repertory Company Harp played by Mary Rowland
Music and specially devised sounds by Tristram Cary
Production by Louis MacNeice

Contributors

Played By:
Mary Rowland
Production By:
Louis MacNeice
Old Woman:
Bee Duffell
Thorstein:
James McKeehnie
Earl Sigurd:
Patrick Wymark
Sigtryg:
Denys Hawthorne
Bishop:
Brian O'Higgins
Gormflaith:
Kathleen Michael
King Brian:
Patrick Magee
Harper:
Robert Mooney
Poet:
Robert Irwin
Halgerda:
Mary Wimbush
Slave Girl:
Sheila Brennan
Etain:
Patricia Leventon
Brodir:
Kenneth J Warren
Muragh:
P G Stephens
Mael Seachlainn:
Eamonn Keane
Captain of the Guard:
Rio Fanning
Turlough:
Donal Donnelly

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This data is drawn from the Radio Times magazine between 1923 and 2009. It shows what was scheduled to be broadcast, meaning it was subject to change and may not be accurate. More