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Episode 4

Elizabeth starts practising writing her travel journal but Sam disapproves of her writing things down before they happen. Sam's attempt to become a candidate for Parliament is thwarted by rumours that his biggest supporter, the Duke of York, is to convert to Catholicism. Elizabeth spies Debs Willet through the window of the glove shop and feels faint. But all is forgotten as they set off happily on their journey together to Holland and France.

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
Production Co-Ordinator: Willa King

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

Release date:

15 minutes

Last on

Fri 17 Oct 2014 00:30


Role Contributor
SamKris Marshall
ElizabethKatherine Jakeways
WillJohn Biddle
Mrs BilbyLynne Seymour
PasserbyEiry Thomas
DebsAimee-Ffion Edwards
DirectorKate McAll
ProducerKate McAll
AdaptorHattie Naylor
AuthorSamuel Pepys

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