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A Pattern in Shrouds

By Christopher Lee. In August 1979, after the IRA assassinate Lord Mountbatten and kill 18 British soldiers, three Whitehall grandees discuss the implications of the tragedy.

By Christopher Lee. On August 27th 1979, two linked terrorist attacks by the IRA assassinated Earl Mountbatten and killed 18 British soldiers. Two days later, and in utmost secrecy, three Whitehall grandees discuss how the tragedy is likely to resonate down the years.

Sir Richard Coke ...... Ian Ogilvy
George Lothbury ...... Jared Harris
Henry ...... Alfred Molina

Other parts played by Kenneth Danziger, Matthew Wolf and Shay Duffin.

Directed by Martin Jarvis

A Jarvis and Ayres production for BBC Radio 4.

45 minutes

Last on

Thu 27 Aug 2009 14:15


  • Thu 27 Aug 2009 14:15