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The Hunt of the God King

Episode 5 of 6

The conquering King pursues Darius, King of Persia - and falls in love. Stars Michael Maloney, Alex Jennings and Barry Foster.

Alexander pursues Darius, conquers Egypt and falls in love with Barsine.

David Wade's six-part serial on the life of Alexander the Great

Alexander ...... Michael Maloney
Hephaistion ...... Alex Jennings
Achilles ...... Barry Foster
Patroclus ...... Simon Ward
Ptolemy ...... Julian Rhind-Tutt
Philotas ...... Michael Onslow
Perdikkas ...... Mark Straker
Simmias ...... John Evitts
Philip ...... Sean Barrett
Lysimachos ...... Keith Drinkel
Eumenes ...... James Telfer
Artzbazus ...... Philip Anthony
Barsine ...... Teresa Gallagher
Sisygambis ...... Diana Payan
Thais ...... Rachel Atkins
The Eunuch ...... Richard Pearce

Music: Wilfredo Acosta

Director: Glyn Dearman

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in August 1993.

1 hour

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