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The Penny Dreadfuls Present: Hereward the Wake

by David Reed and Humphrey Ker

From the team who brought Radio 4 the story of Guy Fawkes and the French Revolution, The Penny Dreadfuls now turn their comic eye towards Hereward The Wake. Why has this Englishman responsible for leading the fight against the occupation of William The Conqueror, been so readily forgotten? The story didn't end when they ran out of embroidery cotton on the Bayeux Tapestry. Our mission is to make sure that from now on, you will know his name.

Producer...Julia McKenzie.

Release date:

45 minutes

Last on

Boxing Day 2012 14:15


Role Contributor
HerewardThom Tuck
William the ConquerorHumphrey Ker
LeofwineHumphrey Ker
ThorkellHumphrey Ker
GuardHumphrey Ker
HaakanHumphrey Ker
FrederickDavid Reed
AsketilDavid Reed
ThurstanDavid Reed
OdoDavid Reed
MartinMarek Larwood
TurfridaMargaret Cabourn-Smith
WitchMargaret Cabourn-Smith
NarratorJustin Edwards
ProducerJulia McKenzie
WriterDavid Reed
WriterHumphrey Ker