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Blood Wedding

By Federico Garcia Lorca. A meditation on fate, war, tradition, passion and repression, inspired by the true story of a fatal feud between two families in Almeria.

An atmospheric re-working by Ted Hughes of Lorca's evocative meditation on fate, war, tradition, passion and repression. Inspired by the true story of a fatal feud between two families in the Almeria province, high in the mountains of rural Spain.

The third play in Radio 3's broadcast of Federico GarcĂ­a Lorca's "Rural Trilogy" from 1930s Spain. This production of Blood Wedding was first broadcast in 2008 and won the Sony Award for best drama that year.

1 hour, 25 minutes

Credits

Role Contributor
Adaptor Ted Hughes
Writer Federico Garcia Lorca
Mother of Bridegroom Barbara Flynn
Bridegroom/Woodcutter Carl Prekopp
Bride Sarah Smart
Leonardo William Ash
Leonardo's Wife/Girl Andrea Riseborough
Father of Bride David Fleeshman
Beggar Woman/Neighbour Mary Cunningham
Servant/Mother-in-Law Ellie Haddington
Moon Claire Benedict
Girl Liz Carter
Woodcutter Sam Curtis
Woodcutter Chris Hannon
Little Girl Daisy Jones
Composer Matthew Wood
Director Pauline Harris

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