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A Helping Hand

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With a strong case against Elis, will Brother Cadfael solve the sheriff's murder? Stars Philip Madoc and Susannah York.

With a strong case against Elis, will Brother Cadfael solve the sheriff's murder?

Conclusion of Ellis Peters’ medieval thriller dramatised by Bert Coules.

It’s 1141. Beyond the walls of Shrewsbury’s Abbey of Saint Peter and Saint Paul, civil war rages. The Deputy Sheriff of Shropshire returns from the Battle of Lincoln with disastrous news that King Stephen has been captured. The Sheriff himself has been kidnapped by the Welsh, and England’s very future is uncertain.

Philip Madoc …. Cadfael
Jonathan Tafler …. Hugh Beringar
Susannah York …. Sister Magdalen
Jason Hughes …. Elis
Kate Odey …. Melicent
Sion Probert …. Prince Owain
Mark Lewis Jones …. Eliud
Shaun Prendergast …. Ithel/Herbard
Siobahn Flynn …. Cristina
David Holt …. Villager
Michael Kitchen …. Narrator

Music by Peter Salem.

Producer: Lissa Evans

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 1991.

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30 minutes

Last on

Sat 6 Jul 2019 01:00

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