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Episode 5

1667. Now that peace has been declared with the Dutch, Sam goes to the country, with his wife and father, and Will to dig up his gold at the dead of night. Unfortunately, they can't quite remember where they put it. There's a threat of an enquiry into the recent skirmish with the Dutch and Sam fears that the blame will land at his door. The year ends with mince pies and harmony in the Pepys household.

Theme music: Gather Ye Rosebuds While Ye May, words by Robert Herrick and music by William Lawes, sung by Bethany Hughes. Lute, baroque guitar and theorbo played by David Miller. Violin and viol by Annika Gray, and recorders by Alice Baxter.
Historical consultant: Liza Picard
Sound by Nigel Lewis

A BBC/Cymru Wales production, directed by Kate McAll.

Release date:

15 minutes

Last on

Sat 4 Oct 2014 00:30


Role Contributor
Samuel PepysKris Marshall
Elizabeth PepysKatherine Jakeways
WillJohn Biddle
John PepysStephen Marzella
Dr WhistlerMatthew Gravelle
Lord BrounckerTim McMullan
DirectorKate McAll
ProducerKate McAll
WriterHattie Naylor

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