The Rime Of The Bounty


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by Christopher Frayling. Winner of the Society of Authors Award for the Best Original Script at the 1990 Sony Radio Awards.

With Martin Jarvis Could there be some connection between a mutiny on the high seas 200 years ago and one of the greatest and most mystical English narrative poems that begins 'It is an ancyent Marinere....'?

Director John Powell

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Unknown: Christopher Frayling.

Unknown: Martin Jarvis

Director: John Powell

Samuel Taylor Coleridge: Martin Jarvis

William Wordsworth: Richard Pasco

Captain William Bligh: Norman Rodway

Sara Coleridge: Alice Arnold

Edward Christian: David King

Programme Catalogue - Details: 26 April 198919900527

BBC Programme Number: 88FH6410

First broadcast on 1989-04-26

Recorded on 1989-04-10

Producer: J. POWELL


COPYRIGHT and PERFORMANCE FEE A dramatised exploration of connections between the mutiny on the Bounty and Samuel Taylor Coleridge's poem The Rime of The Ancient Mariner. Written by Christopher FRAYLING. With Martin JARVIS, Richard PASCO, Norman RODWAY.

Subject Categories

drama programmes (genre)

mutiny (maritime law)

rime of the ancient mariner (poem)

Broadcast history

26 Apr 1989 11:02-11:47 (RADIO 4)

30 Apr 1989 22:15-23:00 (RADIO 4)

27 May 1990 22:15-23:00 (RADIO 4)


Martin Jarvis (Actor)

Alice Arnold (Actor)

Norman Rodway (Actor)

David King (Actor)

Richard Pasco (Actor)

Christopher Frayling (Author)

John Powell (Producer)

Programme Catalogue - Station

Radio 4