Dangerous Samples [John Pilkington]


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Alfred Nobel was the inventor of dynamite and a pioneer of weapons of mass destruction, yet he was also the founder of the Nobel Prize for Peace.

An illuminating insight into the life, hopes and fears of this extraordinary and contradictory man.

By John Pilkington

Alfred Nobel....Robin Soans
Immanuel Nobel.... John Hartley
Caroline Nobel....Shirley Dixon
Young Alfred.... Jonathan Kitchens
Young Ludwig.... Pascoe Sabido
Hel....Alice Arnold
Old Sailor....Trevor Peacock
Bertha von Suttner.... Raquel Cassidy
With Jonathan Adams, Keith Drinkel, Robert Harper, Joanna Monro, Christopher Scott, Sean Baker and Amanda Gordon

Directed by Catheryn Horn

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in September 1996.

Drama about the life and work of Alfred Nobel with Robin Soans. From 1996.