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Blood Wedding

An atmospheric re-working by Ted Hughes of Lorca's evocative meditation on fate, war, tradition, passion and repression. Inspired by the true story of a fatal feud between two families in the Almeria province, high in the mountains of rural Spain.

The third play in Radio 3's broadcast of Federico García Lorca's "Rural Trilogy" from 1930s Spain. This production of Blood Wedding was first broadcast in 2008 and won the Sony Award for best drama that year.

Release date:

1 hour, 25 minutes

Last on

Sun 16 Mar 2014 21:30


Role Contributor
AdaptorTed Hughes
WriterFederico Garcia Lorca
Mother of BridegroomBarbara Flynn
Bridegroom/WoodcutterCarl Prekopp
BrideSarah Smart
LeonardoWilliam Ash
Leonardo's Wife/GirlAndrea Riseborough
Father of BrideDavid Fleeshman
Beggar Woman/NeighbourMary Cunningham
Servant/Mother-in-LawEllie Haddington
MoonClaire Benedict
GirlLiz Carter
WoodcutterSam Curtis
WoodcutterChris Hannon
Little GirlDaisy Jones
ComposerMatthew Wood
DirectorPauline Harris

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