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0120170320

0120170320

London, 1543, the freezing cold spring is marked by turmoil and darkness. The city's streets are filled with preachers. Radical religion has spilled over into dangerous fundamentalism as young men are maddened by differing interpretations of the Bible. Where the monasteries once acted as gatekeepers to God, the Lord now seems to be very close at hand. Strange signs and portents are observed that suggest the end times are near.

As King Henry VIII slips back towards the old religion, the reactionaries are fighting back: radicals are being arrested, heretics threatened with burning and everyone is looking over their shoulder, including Archbishop Cranmer. Into this unsettled landscape comes a murderer who appears to be killing for pleasure. Worse still, his first victim was someone close to Catherine Parr - the King's latest romantic obsession. Their marriage would serve the Reformist cause well and, to protect her chances of becoming Queen, Cranmer wants news of the killer kept from the superstitious King.

And so he calls upon lawyer detective Matthew Shardlake to conduct a secret investigation. Once again, Shardlake and his loyal assistant Barak must descend into the murky depths of Tudor society to try to stop the murderer before they strike again.

Other parts are played by members of the cast.

Dramatist - Colin MacDonald

Writer - C. J. Sansom

Producer and Director - Kirsteen Cameron.

0120170320

London, 1543, the freezing cold spring is marked by turmoil and darkness. The city's streets are filled with preachers. Radical religion has spilled over into dangerous fundamentalism as young men are maddened by differing interpretations of the Bible. Where the monasteries once acted as gatekeepers to God, the Lord now seems to be very close at hand. Strange signs and portents are observed that suggest the end times are near.

As King Henry VIII slips back towards the old religion, the reactionaries are fighting back: radicals are being arrested, heretics threatened with burning and everyone is looking over their shoulder, including Archbishop Cranmer. Into this unsettled landscape comes a murderer who appears to be killing for pleasure. Worse still, his first victim was someone close to Catherine Parr - the King's latest romantic obsession. Their marriage would serve the Reformist cause well and, to protect her chances of becoming Queen, Cranmer wants news of the killer kept from the superstitious King.

And so he calls upon lawyer detective Matthew Shardlake to conduct a secret investigation. Once again, Shardlake and his loyal assistant Barak must descend into the murky depths of Tudor society to try to stop the murderer before they strike again.

Other parts are played by members of the cast.

Dramatist - Colin MacDonald

Writer - C. J. Sansom

Producer and Director - Kirsteen Cameron.

0220170321

0220170321

Dramatisation of C. J. Sansom's bestselling Tudor crime novel, the fourth in his series featuring hunchback detective Matthew Shardlake.

Spring, 1543. London's streets are filled with preachers sermonising about the apocalypse. Radical religion has spilled over into dangerous fundamentalism as young men are maddened by differing interpretations of the Bible.

The family of one such man, Adam Kite, has sought the help of lawyer Matthew Shardlake; Adam is convinced God has forsaken him and spends his days and nights praying. He has been placed in the Bedlam for his own safety. But Shardlake is distracted from the case when a close friend of his, Roger Elliard, is found brutally murdered in Lincoln's Inn Yard. He has sworn an oath to Roger's widow that he will find the killer and bring them to justice.

Other parts are played by members of the cast.

Dramatist - Colin MacDonald

Writer - C. J. Sansom

Producer and Director - Kirsteen Cameron.

0220170321

Dramatisation of C. J. Sansom's bestselling Tudor crime novel, the fourth in his series featuring hunchback detective Matthew Shardlake.

Spring, 1543. London's streets are filled with preachers sermonising about the apocalypse. Radical religion has spilled over into dangerous fundamentalism as young men are maddened by differing interpretations of the Bible.

The family of one such man, Adam Kite, has sought the help of lawyer Matthew Shardlake; Adam is convinced God has forsaken him and spends his days and nights praying. He has been placed in the Bedlam for his own safety. But Shardlake is distracted from the case when a close friend of his, Roger Elliard, is found brutally murdered in Lincoln's Inn Yard. He has sworn an oath to Roger's widow that he will find the killer and bring them to justice.

Other parts are played by members of the cast.

Dramatist - Colin MacDonald

Writer - C. J. Sansom

Producer and Director - Kirsteen Cameron.

0320170322

0320170322

Gripping dramatisation of C. J. Sansom's bestselling Tudor crime novel, the fourth in his series featuring hunchback detective Matthew Shardlake.

Spring, 1543. London's streets are filled with preachers sure that the end times are near. Strange signs and portents are seen everywhere - including two great fish, as big as houses, washed up on the banks of the Thames: could they be the Leviathan, a sign of the Second Coming?

In addition to this, it seems that a killer is prowling the city - but what links the victims? Shardlake is summoned to Lambeth Palace and asked by Archbishop Cranmer to conduct a secret investigation - no word of the murders must reach King Henry because one of the dead men was close to Catherine Parr, the King's current romantic obsession, and an ally of the reformers' cause.

Other parts are played by members of the cast.

Dramatist - Colin MacDonald

Writer - C. J. Sansom

Producer and Director - Kirsteen Cameron.

0320170322

Gripping dramatisation of C. J. Sansom's bestselling Tudor crime novel, the fourth in his series featuring hunchback detective Matthew Shardlake.

Spring, 1543. London's streets are filled with preachers sure that the end times are near. Strange signs and portents are seen everywhere - including two great fish, as big as houses, washed up on the banks of the Thames: could they be the Leviathan, a sign of the Second Coming?

In addition to this, it seems that a killer is prowling the city - but what links the victims? Shardlake is summoned to Lambeth Palace and asked by Archbishop Cranmer to conduct a secret investigation - no word of the murders must reach King Henry because one of the dead men was close to Catherine Parr, the King's current romantic obsession, and an ally of the reformers' cause.

Other parts are played by members of the cast.

Dramatist - Colin MacDonald

Writer - C. J. Sansom

Producer and Director - Kirsteen Cameron.

0420170323

0420170323

Atmospheric dramatisation of C. J. Sansom's bestselling Tudor crime novel, the fourth in his series featuring hunchback detective Matthew Shardlake.

Spring, 1543. London's streets are filled with preachers convinced that the end times are near. Strange signs and portents are seen everywhere - including two great fish, as big as houses, washed up on the banks of the Thames: could they be the Leviathan, a sign of the Second Coming?

In this fervid atmosphere, a killer is prowling the city - but what links the victims? Summoned to Lambeth Palace, Shardlake is asked by Archbishop Cranmer to conduct a secret investigation - no word of the murders must reach King Henry because one of the dead men was close to Catherine Parr, the King's current romantic obsession, and an ally of the reformers' cause. While working on another case, Shardlake receives information that suggests the killer has been active for some time.

Other parts are played by members of the cast.

Dramatist - Colin MacDonald

Writer - C. J. Sansom

Producer and Director - Kirsteen Cameron.

0420170323

Atmospheric dramatisation of C. J. Sansom's bestselling Tudor crime novel, the fourth in his series featuring hunchback detective Matthew Shardlake.

Spring, 1543. London's streets are filled with preachers convinced that the end times are near. Strange signs and portents are seen everywhere - including two great fish, as big as houses, washed up on the banks of the Thames: could they be the Leviathan, a sign of the Second Coming?

In this fervid atmosphere, a killer is prowling the city - but what links the victims? Summoned to Lambeth Palace, Shardlake is asked by Archbishop Cranmer to conduct a secret investigation - no word of the murders must reach King Henry because one of the dead men was close to Catherine Parr, the King's current romantic obsession, and an ally of the reformers' cause. While working on another case, Shardlake receives information that suggests the killer has been active for some time.

Other parts are played by members of the cast.

Dramatist - Colin MacDonald

Writer - C. J. Sansom

Producer and Director - Kirsteen Cameron.

0520170324

0520170324

Atmospheric dramatisation of C. J. Sansom's bestselling Tudor crime novel, the fourth in the series featuring lawyer detective Matthew Shardlake.

London, 1543. A serial killer prowls the city, each death worse than the last - but what links the victims? Shardlake has been asked by Archbishop Cranmer to conduct a secret investigation and catch the killer before word of the bloodshed reaches the King: one of the victims was close to Catherine Parr, Henry's current romantic obsession, and an ally of the reformers' cause; Cranmer knows that such a taint will ruin any chance of her becoming Queen. While pursuing a lead, Shardlake has been stabbed by an unknown attacker in a crowded street.

Shardlake must also attend to another pressing case, that of a young man driven mad by the conviction that he is damned and that the Lord has forsaken him. Adam Kite is being held in the Bedlam for his own safety - his wild ranting about Hell and damnation verge on heresy - but Shardlake hopes his friend Guy the Apothecary can help ease his suffering.

Other parts are played by members of the cast.

Dramatist - Colin MacDonald

Writer - C. J. Sansom

Producer and Director - Kirsteen Cameron.

0520170324

Atmospheric dramatisation of C. J. Sansom's bestselling Tudor crime novel, the fourth in the series featuring lawyer detective Matthew Shardlake.

London, 1543. A serial killer prowls the city, each death worse than the last - but what links the victims? Shardlake has been asked by Archbishop Cranmer to conduct a secret investigation and catch the killer before word of the bloodshed reaches the King: one of the victims was close to Catherine Parr, Henry's current romantic obsession, and an ally of the reformers' cause; Cranmer knows that such a taint will ruin any chance of her becoming Queen. While pursuing a lead, Shardlake has been stabbed by an unknown attacker in a crowded street.

Shardlake must also attend to another pressing case, that of a young man driven mad by the conviction that he is damned and that the Lord has forsaken him. Adam Kite is being held in the Bedlam for his own safety - his wild ranting about Hell and damnation verge on heresy - but Shardlake hopes his friend Guy the Apothecary can help ease his suffering.

Other parts are played by members of the cast.

Dramatist - Colin MacDonald

Writer - C. J. Sansom

Producer and Director - Kirsteen Cameron.

0620170327

0620170327

Gripping adaptation of C. J. Sansom's bestselling Tudor crime novel, the fourth in the series featuring lawyer detective Matthew Shardlake.

London, 1543. A serial killer is prowling the city, one who treats murder as a holy mission: preying upon radicals and creating gory tableaux inspired by a prophecy from the Book of Revelation. Archbishop Cranmer has asked Shardlake to conduct a secret investigation to catch the killer before word of the bloodshed reaches the King: one of the victims was close to Catherine Parr, Henry's current romantic obsession, and an ally of the reformers cause; Cranmer knows that such a taint will ruin any chance of her becoming Queen.

As the number of victims mounts, Shardlake and his trusty side-kick Barak are constantly wrong-footed - how does the killer know exactly what they plan to do next? Is there an informant amongst Cranmer's staff?

And Shardlake must also attend to another pressing case, that of a young man, Adam Kite, driven mad by the conviction that he is damned and that the Lord has forsaken him. Adam is being held in the Bedlam for his own safety - his wild rants about damnation verge on heresy - but Shardlake hopes his friend Guy the Apothecary can help to ease his suffering.

Dramatist - Colin MacDonald

Writer - C. J. Sansom

Producer and Director - Kirsteen Cameron.

0620170327

Gripping adaptation of C. J. Sansom's bestselling Tudor crime novel, the fourth in the series featuring lawyer detective Matthew Shardlake.

London, 1543. A serial killer is prowling the city, one who treats murder as a holy mission: preying upon radicals and creating gory tableaux inspired by a prophecy from the Book of Revelation. Archbishop Cranmer has asked Shardlake to conduct a secret investigation to catch the killer before word of the bloodshed reaches the King: one of the victims was close to Catherine Parr, Henry's current romantic obsession, and an ally of the reformers cause; Cranmer knows that such a taint will ruin any chance of her becoming Queen.

As the number of victims mounts, Shardlake and his trusty side-kick Barak are constantly wrong-footed - how does the killer know exactly what they plan to do next? Is there an informant amongst Cranmer's staff?

And Shardlake must also attend to another pressing case, that of a young man, Adam Kite, driven mad by the conviction that he is damned and that the Lord has forsaken him. Adam is being held in the Bedlam for his own safety - his wild rants about damnation verge on heresy - but Shardlake hopes his friend Guy the Apothecary can help to ease his suffering.

Dramatist - Colin MacDonald

Writer - C. J. Sansom

Producer and Director - Kirsteen Cameron.

0720170328

0720170328

Gripping adaptation of C. J. Sansom's bestselling Tudor crime novel, the fourth in the series featuring lawyer detective Matthew Shardlake.

London, 1543. A serial killer is prowling the city, one who treats murder as a holy mission: preying upon radicals and creating gory tableaux inspired by a prophecy from the Book of Revelation. Archbishop Cranmer has asked Shardlake to conduct a secret investigation to catch the killer before word of the bloodshed reaches the King.

But Shardlake and his trusty side-kick Barak are constantly wrong-footed - the killer seems to know exactly what they plan to do next. Could there be an informer within Cranmer's camp? And, with the killer's knowledge of medicinal potions, Shardlake is convinced that the killer must have a connection to the infirmary of the former Benedictine monastery at Westminster.

Dramatist - Colin MacDonald

Writer - C. J. Sansom

Producer and Director - Kirsteen Cameron.

0720170328

Gripping adaptation of C. J. Sansom's bestselling Tudor crime novel, the fourth in the series featuring lawyer detective Matthew Shardlake.

London, 1543. A serial killer is prowling the city, one who treats murder as a holy mission: preying upon radicals and creating gory tableaux inspired by a prophecy from the Book of Revelation. Archbishop Cranmer has asked Shardlake to conduct a secret investigation to catch the killer before word of the bloodshed reaches the King.

But Shardlake and his trusty side-kick Barak are constantly wrong-footed - the killer seems to know exactly what they plan to do next. Could there be an informer within Cranmer's camp? And, with the killer's knowledge of medicinal potions, Shardlake is convinced that the killer must have a connection to the infirmary of the former Benedictine monastery at Westminster.

Dramatist - Colin MacDonald

Writer - C. J. Sansom

Producer and Director - Kirsteen Cameron.

0820170329

0820170329

Atmospheric dramatisation of C. J. Sansom's bestselling Tudor crime novel, the fourth in the series featuring lawyer detective Matthew Shardlake.

London, 1543. A serial killer is prowling the city, one who treats murder as a holy mission: preying upon radicals and creating gory tableaux inspired by a prophecy from the Book of Revelation. Archbishop Cranmer has asked Shardlake to conduct a secret investigation to catch the killer before word of the bloodshed reaches the King.

But Shardlake and his trusty side-kick Barak are constantly wrong-footed - the killer seems to know exactly what they plan to do next. Could there be an informer within Cranmer's camp? With the killer's knowledge of medicinal potions, Shardlake is convinced that the killer must have a connection to the infirmary of the former Benedictine monastery at Westminster.

Dramatist - Colin MacDonald

Writer - C. J. Sansom

Producer and Director - Kirsteen Cameron.

0820170329

Atmospheric dramatisation of C. J. Sansom's bestselling Tudor crime novel, the fourth in the series featuring lawyer detective Matthew Shardlake.

London, 1543. A serial killer is prowling the city, one who treats murder as a holy mission: preying upon radicals and creating gory tableaux inspired by a prophecy from the Book of Revelation. Archbishop Cranmer has asked Shardlake to conduct a secret investigation to catch the killer before word of the bloodshed reaches the King.

But Shardlake and his trusty side-kick Barak are constantly wrong-footed - the killer seems to know exactly what they plan to do next. Could there be an informer within Cranmer's camp? With the killer's knowledge of medicinal potions, Shardlake is convinced that the killer must have a connection to the infirmary of the former Benedictine monastery at Westminster.

Dramatist - Colin MacDonald

Writer - C. J. Sansom

Producer and Director - Kirsteen Cameron.

0920170330

0920170330

Penultimate episode of Colin MacDonald's dramatisation of C J Sansom's bestselling Tudor crime novel, the fourth in the series featuring lawyer detective Matthew Shardlake.

Archbishop Cranmer has asked Shardlake to conduct a secret hunt for a serial killer who is enacting, through a series of gory tableaux, a prophecy from the Book of Revelation. With the discovery of the prime suspect's address, Shardlake, Barak, King's Coroner Harsnet, Lord Seymour and a handful of armed men head to Hertfordshire in the hope that the deadly chase is nearing its end.

Dramatist - Colin MacDonald

Writer - C. J. Sansom

Producer and Director - Kirsteen Cameron.

1020170331

Final episode of Colin MacDonald's dramatization of C J Sansom's bestselling Tudor crime novel, the fourth in the series featuring lawyer detective Matthew Shardlake.

Archbishop Cranmer has asked Shardlake to conduct a secret hunt for a serial killer who is enacting, through a series of gory tableaux, a prophecy from the Book of Revelation. Though the extraordinary events at the seventh victim's house in Hertfordshire suggest that the prophecy is fulfilled, Shardlake is convinced that the killer has one final, terrible act planned and that it somehow involves Catherine Parr.

Dramatist - Colin MacDonald

Writer - C. J. Sansom

Producer and Director - Kirsteen Cameron.

Final episode of Colin MacDonald's dramatization of C J Sansom's bestselling Tudor crime novel, the fourth in the series featuring lawyer detective Matthew Shardlake.

Archbishop Cranmer has asked Shardlake to conduct a secret hunt for a serial killer who is enacting, through a series of gory tableaux, a prophecy from the Book of Revelation. Though the extraordinary events at the seventh victim's house in Hertfordshire suggest that the prophecy is fulfilled, Shardlake is convinced that the killer has one final, terrible act planned and that it somehow involves Catherine Parr.

Dramatist - Colin MacDonald

Writer - C. J. Sansom

Producer and Director - Kirsteen Cameron.