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Frederic Raphael - The Thought of Lydia

A tale of friendship, love - and murder - in ancient Asia Minor. Gold is the most dangerous weapon of all. Stars Suzanne Bertish.

"Each man has his destiny. The grander the destiny, the smaller the choice."

Frederic Raphael’s tale of friendship, love and murder, set in a country in ancient Asia Minor where gold was the most dangerous weapon of all.

Lydia ...... Suzanne Bertish
Candaules ...... Robert Glenister
Gyges ...... Michael Kitchen
First Narrator ...... Norman Rodway
Second Narrator ...... Ronald Pickup
Female Narrator ...... Dorothy Tutin
Guard Captain ...... Norman Bird

Producer: Walter Acosta

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4/ BBC World Service in November 1998.

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