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Blake Ritson, Hattie Morahan and John Hurt star in Stephen Wyatt's dramatisation of Dante's epic poem - the story of one man's extraordinary journey through Hell, Purgatory and Paradise.

In Episode 3: Paradiso, Dante's spiritual journey comes to a glorious conclusion as he (Blake Ritson) is led by Beatrice (Hattie Morahan) through the spheres of Paradise and into the presence of God himself. As they ascend, they encounter a number of souls who have also achieved blessedness.

Many years later, the older Dante (John Hurt), still in enforced exile from his beloved Florence, reflects on the episodes from his life that have inspired his great poem.

All other parts are played by members of the company

The Divine Comedy is dramatised by Stephen Wyatt

Sound design is by Cal Knightley

Directed by Emma Harding and Marc Beeby.

Release date:

58 minutes

Last on

Sat 19 Apr 2014 21:00


Role Contributor
Dante the PoetBlake Ritson
Older DanteJohn Hurt
BeatriceHattie Morahan
PiccardaPriyanga Burford
CacciaguidaSam Dale
St PeterSam Dale
Emperor JustinianMichael Bertenshaw
St BenedictMichael Bertenshaw
St JamesMichael Bertenshaw
Spirit 1Clive Hayward
Spirit 2Steve Toussaint
CunizzaCarolyn Pickles
EagleCassie Layton
St JohnDavid Cann
DirectorEmma Harding
DirectorMarc Beeby
AdaptorStephen Wyatt
AuthorDante Alighieri

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