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Thursday, December 21, 2006

Sir Gawain and the Green Knight




Thursday 21 December 2006

In the BBC Radio 4 Afternoon Play series, there is a production of

Sir Gawain and the Green Knight

Translated from the medieval verse by Simon Armitage

It's Christmas festivity time and the Knights of the Round Table in Camelot are disrupted by the appearance of a green knight. The stranger has come to lay down a challenge - a test of courage and heart.

Cast:

Narrator ...... Ian McKellen
Sir Gawain ...... Sam West
The Green Knight ...... David Fleeshman
The Lady ...... Deborah McAndrew
Arthur/The Porter ...... Conrad Nelson

Like all Afternoon Play series, it is available for download for seven days at
http://www.bbc.co.uk/radio4/arts/afternoon_play.shtml