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The second season of adaptations of some of Sir Walter Scott's most popular novels with David Tennant as Walter Scott.

Scott Cherry adapts Ivanhoe.

Set in 1194 after the failure of the third Crusade, King Richard I is said to be in captivity in Austria after having been taken on his way back to England. In his absence, his brother John is plotting to take over the throne.

Wilfred of Ivanhoe, son of Cedric and one of the few remaining Saxon Lords, joined Richard in the Crusade but has been disinherited by his father for showing allegiance to a Norman. Ivanhoe is rumoured to have come to the rescue of his King in his hour of need but has since disappeared. Is he alive? Rowenna - the woman he loves - anxiously waits for news.

Adapted by Scott Cherry

Produced and Directed by Clive Brill

A Brill production for BBC Radio.

Release date:

58 minutes

Last on

Wed 28 Mar 2018 03:00


Role Contributor
IvanhoeMark Bonnar
IsaacHenry Goodman
GurthHenry Goodman
CedricChristian Rodska
RowenaLaura Molyneux
GuilbertDavid Troughton
RebeccaSasha Behar
ElgithaSasha Behar
FitzurseWill Adamsdale
WambaWill Adamsdale
De BracyNicholas Murchie
Prince JohnNigel Cooke
Prior AymerEdward Max
ProducerClive Brill
DirectorClive Brill
AdaptorScott Cherry
AuthorWalter Scott

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