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Episode 3

Sam and Mrs Knipp visit the Tower of London to see the Crown Jewels. Later, in the dark, in the ruins of St Dunstan, they escape a pair of robbers. Sam and Elizabeth set off for a tour of the West Country, including the hot springs at Bath but Sam doesn't think the water can be very clean, with so many bodies in it. His eyes are starting to hurt now and he begins to fear that he's losing his sight. Adapted by Hattie Naylor.

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

Thu 9 Oct 2014 00:30


Role Contributor
Samuel PepysKris Marshall
Elizabeth PepysKatherine Jakeways
WillJohn Biddle
DebsAimee-Ffion Edwards
Mrs LaneEiry Thomas
Mrs KnippSophie Thompson
RobberMatthew Gravelle
RobberEwan Bailey
DirectorKate McAll
ProducerKate McAll
WriterHattie Naylor

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