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Craig Warner - A Sense of Things Moving Forward

Can Grand Admiral Colon’s discoveries in the New World satisfy the desires of Queen Isabella of Spain? Stars Ben Kingsley.

The true and historical tragedy of the Very Magnificent Lord Don Cristobal Colon, Grand Admiral of the Ocean Sea.

What was the first "American Dream"?

What did Christopher Columbus hope to achieve when he landed in the New World?

And how did his notable voyage alter the course of his own life?

Ben Kingsley stars in Craig Warner’s play about God and Gold.

Don Cristobal Colon ...... Ben Kingsley
Isabella, Queen of Spain ...... Frances Barber
Father Luis de Torres ...... Simon Russell Beale
Martin Alonso Pinzon ...... Patrick Malahide
Anacaona ...... Constance Chapman
Guacanagari ...... Hedley Goodall
Vincente Pinzon ...... David Plimmer
Beatriz Perestrello ...... Denise Bryer
Page ...... Craig Edwards
Arawak Woman ...... Juliet Prew

Producer: Andy Jordan

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in March 1992.

1 hour

Last on

Mon 3 Feb 2020 04:00

Broadcasts

  • Fri 28 Apr 2017 10:00
  • Fri 28 Apr 2017 15:00
  • Sat 29 Apr 2017 03:00
  • Sun 2 Feb 2020 16:00
  • Mon 3 Feb 2020 04:00