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Pericles

Sunday 27 November 2005 20:00-21:40 (Radio 3)

Shakespeare's romantic adventure full of tyrants, incest, murder, knights, teenagers, pirates, brothels, sublime poetry, young love, a great hero and the goddess Diana. A multicultural cast, world music and the poet Benjamin Zephaniah, give this timeless tale a contemporary twist.

Duration:

1 hour 40 minutes

Playlist:

Pericles ...... Tom Mannion
Gower ...... Benjamin Zephaniah
Antiochus/Cerimon ...... Raad Rawi
Marina/Antiochus' daughter ...... Helen Longworth
Helicanus ...... Sean Scanlan
Master ...... Dermot Crowley
Fisherman ...... Paul Dinnen
Simonides ...... Lorcan Cranitch
Thaisa ...... Katherine Igoe
Dionyza ...... Adjoa Andoh
Cleon ...... Peter Gevisser
Diana ...... Sian Phillips
Bawd/Lychorida ...... Ayesha Antoine
Philemon/Bolt ...... Nick Sayce
Lysimachus ...... Ifan Meredith
Leonine ...... Delroy Brown

Directed by Gaynor Macfarlane.




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