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Episode 2

Robert Forrest's popular thriller, set in 10th-century Japan. A palace lady has been murdered - apparently by her drunken and deluded husband.

Lady Shonagon and Lieutenant Yukinari return for a new series of the popular mystery, The Pillow Book, set in 10th Century Japan.

Shonagon and Yukinari have returned to the Palace. Shonagon, to attend to her beloved Empress after the death of her father, and Yukinari to investigate the death of a palace lady - who appears to have been murdered by her drunken and deluded husband.

The Pillow Book is inspired by the writings of Sei Shonagon, a poet and lady-in-waiting to the Empress of the 10th Century Japanese court.

Written by Robert Forrest.

Directed by Lu Kemp.

A BBC Scotland Production for Radio 4.

15 minutes

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Role Contributor
Shonagon Ruth Gemmell
Yukinari Cal MacAninch
Mazago Finlay Welsh
Kazan Garry Collins
Writer Robert Forrest
Director Lu Kemp

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