GB Shaw - Androcles and the Lion
Recorded in 1967, the Irish writer GB Shaw's interpretation of one of Aesop's Fables, first published in 1912. Stars Leslie French. From December 1967.
Recorded in 1967, George Bernard Shaw interprets of one of Aesop's Fables, first published in 1912.
Although a comedy, the piteous plight of the early Christians under their Roman masters gives Shaw a forum for his thoughts on human frailty, religion and martyrdom.
Starring Leslie French as Androcles and John Graham as the Lion. With Antony Viccars, Peter Baldwin Carol Marsh and Sian Davies.
Adapted by Peggy Wells
Producer: Archie Campbell
First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 1967