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The search for the stolen Greek Fire and the Gristwood brothers' killers intensifies, as the prime suspects are grilled. Stars Justin Salinger.

Atmospheric dramatisation of CJ Sansom's bestselling Tudor crime novel.

London, 1540. Under orders from Thomas Cromwell, detective-lawyer Matthew Shardlake is investigating the theft of a barrel of Greek Fire, an ancient weapon of mass destruction, the formula for which was thought to have been lost with the fall of Constantinople. Assisted by Cromwell's man, Barak, it's increasingly clear that whoever is behind the theft will do anything - including murder - to keep the substance from the Earl of Essex.

Written by C. J. Sansom
Dramatised by Colin MacDonald

Produced and directed by Kirsteen Cameron.

15 minutes


Role Contributor
Shardlake Justin Salinger
Barak Bryan Dick
Cromwell Robert Glenister
Guy Vincent Ebrahim
Lady Honor Elaine Claxton
Norfolk Patrick Brennan
Marchamount Nick Underwood
Elizabeth Susie Riddell
Bealnapp Clive Hayward
Rich Damian Lynch
Director Kirsteen Cameron
Producer Kirsteen Cameron
Adaptor Colin MacDonald
Author CJ Sansom


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