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1. Casualties of War

Shrewsbury, 1139. Monk sleuth, Brother Cadfael, seeks a missing brother and sister. Ellis Peters’ thriller stars Philip Madoc.

Shrewsbury, Winter in the year 1139: Amid a civil war, medieval sleuth Brother Cadfael sets out to find a missing boy and his sister.

Starring Philip Madoc as Brother Cadfael.

Written by Ellis Peters and dramatised in five parts by Bert Coules.

Narrator … Sir Michael Hordern
Brother Cadfael … Philip Madoc
Hugh Beringar …. Douglas Hodge
Leonard …. Leonard Fenton
Olivier …. Raad Rawi
Ermina …. Moira Buffini
Ives …. Dean Magri
Elyas …. Crispin Letts
Abbot Radulfus …. John Church

Other parts played by Jonathan Tafler, Steve Hodson, Eric Allen, Julian Rhind-Tutt and David Holt.

Music by Peter Salem.

Producer: Phil Clarke.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in October 1992.

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