John Banville - Kepler
4 Extra Debut. The clash between two of the 17th century's leading astronomers, Kepler and Brahe. With Benedict Cumberbatch and Alun Armstrong.
An exploration of the clash between two of the 17th century's leading astronomers - the assured, prickly and self-mocking Johannes Kepler, and the aristocratic, overbearing and secretly insecure Danish Nobleman, Tycho Brahe
Benedict Cumberbatch stars in John Banville's dramatisation set during the last year of Brahe's life.
Johannes Kepler .... Benedict Cumberbatch
Tycho Brahe .... Alun Armstrong
Barbara .... Arabella Weir
Sophie ..... Gillian Kearney
Longberg .... Scott Handy
Rudolph II .... Geoffrey Beevers
Jeppe .... Kenny Baker
Christine .... Marcella Riordan
Regina .... Hannah R. Gordon
Messenger .... Simon Imrie
Court Official .... Kevin Jackson
Director: Gemma McMullan
First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in August 2004.
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