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The Gunpowder Plot

Sunday 6 November 2005 19:45-21:30 (Radio 3)

Radio 3 marks the 400th anniversary of the plot to blow up King James I and his Parliament with a play that looks at how the Establishment deals with a terrorist threat.

Duration:

1 hour 45 minutes

Playlist:

The Gunpowder Plot

By Jonathan Davidson.

Robert Cecil, Earl of Salisbury, ruthlessly and efficiently conducts the hunt for the plotters - but his real target is Father Henry Garnet, leader of the Jesuits.

Lord Salisbury ...... David Calder
Lord Popham ...... Sean Arnold
King James ...... Cal Macaninch
Father Garnet ...... John Henshaw
Father Oldcorn ...... Hugh Dickson
Anne Vaux ...... Helen Longworth
Nicholas Owen ...... Ben Crowe
Thomas Bromley ...... Trevor Cuthbertson
Carey ...... Gary McFarlane
Adviser ...... Chris Moran
Servant 1 ...... Anthony Glennon

Directed by David Hunter.




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