A Pattern In Shrouds


AP* *20090827

By Christopher Lee.

On August 27th 1979, two linked terrorist attacks by the IRA assassinated Earl Mountbatten and killed 18 British soldiers.

Two days later, and in utmost secrecy, three Whitehall grandees discuss how the tragedy is likely to resonate down the years.

Sir Richard Coke....Ian Ogilvy

George Lothbury....Jared Harris

Henry....Alfred Molina

Other parts played by Kenneth Danziger, Matthew Wolf and Shay Duffin.

Directed by Martin Jarvis

A Jarvis and Ayres production for BBC Radio 4.

Christopher Lee's play, set in the aftermath of the 1979 assassination of Lord Mountbatten.