Dead Man's Ransom [Cadfael]

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01Hostage1995090720190701 (BBC7)
20190702 (BBC7)

As civil war takes its toll on Shrewsbury, the detective monk takes action.

Ellis Peters’ medieval thriller featuring Benedictine monk Brother Cadfael.

Dramatised in five parts by Bert Coules.

It’s 1141. Beyond the walls of Shrewsbury’s Abbey of Saint Peter and Saint Paul, civil war rages. The Deputy Sheriff of Shropshire returns from the Battle of Lincoln with disastrous news that King Stephen has been captured. The Sheriff himself has been kidnapped by the Welsh, and England’s very future is uncertain.

Philip Madoc …. Cadfael
Susannah York …. Sister Magdalen
Jonathan Tafler …. Hugh Beringar
Jason Hughes …. Elis
Trevor Peacock …. Radulfus
Shaun Prendergast …. Herbard
Lorien Haynes …. Aline
David Holt …. Lad
Michael Kitchen.... Narrator

Music by Peter Salem.

Producer: Neil Cargill.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 1995.

Adaptations of Ellis Peters' medieval thrillers, starring Philip Madoc.

A five-part serialisation of Ellis Peters’ ninth chronicle featuring Benedictine monk Brother Cadfael.

Dramatised by Bert Coules.

Produced by Neil Cargill.

A five-part serialisation of Ellis Peters’ ninth chronicle featuring Benedictine monk Brother Cadfael.

Philip Madoc …. Cadfael
Susannah York …. Sister Magdalen
Jonathan Tafler …. Hugh Beringar
Jason Hughes …. Elis
Trevor Peacock …. Radulfus
Shaun Prendergast …. Herbard
Lorien Haynes …. Aline
David Holt …. Lad
Michael Kitchen.... Narrator

Dramatised by Bert Coules.

Produced by Neil Cargill.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 1995.

02Ambassador1995091420190702 (BBC7)
20190703 (BBC7)

The detective monk's plan for a hostage exchange falters when love raises its head.

Ellis Peters’ medieval thriller featuring Benedictine monk Brother Cadfael.

Dramatised by Bert Coules.

It’s 1141. Beyond the walls of Shrewsbury’s Abbey of Saint Peter and Saint Paul, civil war rages. The Deputy Sheriff of Shropshire returns from the Battle of Lincoln with disastrous news that King Stephen has been captured. The Sheriff himself has been kidnapped by the Welsh, and England’s very future is uncertain.

Philip Madoc …. Cadfael
Jonathan Tafler …. Hugh Beringar
Jason Hughes …. Elis
Kate Odey …. Melicent
Sion Probert …. Prince Owain
Trevor Peacock …. Radulfus
Siobahn Flynn …. Cristina
Mark Lewis Jones …. Eliud
Shaun Prendergast …. Edmund/Ithel
Douglas Blackwell …. Maurice
Michael Kitchen …. Narrator

Music by Peter Salem.

Producer: Neil Cargill.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 1995.

Adaptations of Ellis Peters' medieval thrillers, starring Philip Madoc.

A five-part serialisation of Ellis Peters’ ninth chronicle featuring Benedictine monk Brother Cadfael.

Produced by Neil Cargill.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 1995.

03A Princely Death1995092120190703 (BBC7)
20190704 (BBC7)

Ellis goes from being a hostage to a murder suspect. Detective monk Brother Cadfael investigates.

Ellis Peters’ medieval thriller featuring Benedictine monk Brother Cadfael.

Dramatised by Bert Coules.

It’s 1141. Beyond the walls of Shrewsbury’s Abbey of Saint Peter and Saint Paul, civil war rages. The Deputy Sheriff of Shropshire returns from the Battle of Lincoln with disastrous news that King Stephen has been captured. The Sheriff himself has been kidnapped by the Welsh, and England’s very future is uncertain.

Philip Madoc …. Cadfael
Jonathan Tafler …. Hugh Beringar
Susannah York …. Sister Magdalen
Jason Hughes …. Elis
Kate Odey …. Melicent
Mark Lewis Jones …. Eliud
Trevor Peacock …. Radulfus
Shaun Prendergast …. Herbard/Ithel
Douglas Blackwell …. Maurice/Rhys
Matthew Morgan …. Anion
Michael Kitchen …. Narrator

Music by Peter Salem.

Producer: Neil Cargill.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 1995.

Ellis goes from being a hostage to a murder suspect. Brother Cadfael investigates.

Adaptations of Ellis Peters' medieval thrillers, starring Philip Madoc.

A five-part serialisation of Ellis Peters’ ninth chronicle featuring Benedictine monk Brother Cadfael.

Produced by Neil Cargill.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 1995.

04Allies1995092820190704 (BBC7)
20190705 (BBC7)

A second murder suspect disappears, and monk-cum-sleuth Brother Cadfael journeys to Wales.

Ellis Peters’ medieval thriller featuring Benedictine monk Brother Cadfael.

Dramatised by Bert Coules.

It’s 1141. Beyond the walls of Shrewsbury’s Abbey of Saint Peter and Saint Paul, civil war rages. The Deputy Sheriff of Shropshire returns from the Battle of Lincoln with disastrous news that King Stephen has been captured. The Sheriff himself has been kidnapped by the Welsh, and England’s very future is uncertain.

Philip Madoc …. Cadfael
Jonathan Tafler …. Hugh Beringar
Susannah York …. Sister Magdalen
Jason Hughes …. Elis
Kate Odey …. Melicent
Sion Probert …. Prince Owain
Trevor Peacock …. Radulfus
Mark Lewis Jones …. Eliud
Shaun Prendergast …. Ithel/Edmund/Herbard
Siobahn Flynn …. Cristina
Douglas Blackwell …. Griffri
Matthew Morgan …. Anion
Michael Kitchen …. Narrator

Music by Peter Salem.

Producer: Neil Cargill.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 1995.

A second murder suspect disappears, and the medieval detective monk journeys to Wales.

Adaptations of Ellis Peters' medieval thrillers, starring Philip Madoc.

A five-part serialisation of Ellis Peters’ ninth chronicle featuring Benedictine monk Brother Cadfael.

Produced by Neil Cargill.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 1995.

05A Helping Hand1995100520190705 (BBC7)
20190706 (BBC7)

With a strong case against Elis, will Brother Cadfael solve the sheriff's murder?

Conclusion of Ellis Peters’ medieval thriller dramatised by Bert Coules.

It’s 1141. Beyond the walls of Shrewsbury’s Abbey of Saint Peter and Saint Paul, civil war rages. The Deputy Sheriff of Shropshire returns from the Battle of Lincoln with disastrous news that King Stephen has been captured. The Sheriff himself has been kidnapped by the Welsh, and England’s very future is uncertain.

Philip Madoc …. Cadfael
Jonathan Tafler …. Hugh Beringar
Susannah York …. Sister Magdalen
Jason Hughes …. Elis
Kate Odey …. Melicent
Sion Probert …. Prince Owain
Mark Lewis Jones …. Eliud
Shaun Prendergast …. Ithel/Herbard
Siobahn Flynn …. Cristina
David Holt …. Villager
Michael Kitchen …. Narrator

Music by Peter Salem.

Producer: Lissa Evans

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 1991.

Adaptations of Ellis Peters' medieval thrillers, starring Philip Madoc.

A five-part serialisation of Ellis Peters’ ninth chronicle featuring Benedictine monk Brother Cadfael.

Dramatised by Bert Coules.