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Marathon Tales

Duration: 1 hour, 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 3Latest broadcast: on BBC Radio 3

By Hannah Silva and Colin Teevan. A drama interweaving stories about marathons and runners through history, such as the original marathon runner Pheidippides. Show more

Contributors

Pheidippides:
Alex Lanipekun
Atalanta:
Daisy Lewis
Abebe Bikila:
Richie Campbell
Kathrine Switzer:
Susie Riddell
John Tarrant:
Sam Alexander
Grete Waitz:
Marit Kile
Onni Niskanen:
Nils Bergstrand
Harold Abrahams:
Patrick Brennan
Chris Chataway:
Joe Sims
disley, john:
Robert Blythe
The broadcaster:
Don Gilet
Daughter:
Lily Teevan
Director:
David Hunter