The Tree Of Strife

Episodes

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Broadcast
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"programme Catalogue - Details: 2, The Fire Beneath The Rock"19900218

Producer: J.

MORTIMER

Next in series: 1/3 - GUNNER SLOW TO ANGER

Description

To avenge the insults to their mother the Njalssons take their spears and ride across the Land Isles.

But further deaths only fuel Mordh Valgardsson's determination to see Gunnar dead.

Part of the Scandinavian Season.

With Bernard Hepton as Njal, Struan Rodger as Gunnar and Maureen O'Brien as Halgairdt.

Produced by Jenny Mortimer

Subject Categories

drama programmes (genre)

sagas

Broadcast history

18 Feb 1990 18:30-19:30 (RADIO 3)

Contributors

Brian Miller (Actor)

Alice Arnold (Actor)

John Church (Actor)

Robert Glenister (Actor)

Bernard Hepton (Actor)

Donald Gee (Actor)

Andrew Branch (Actor)

Shaun Prendergast (Actor)

David King (Actor)

Maureen O'Brien (Actor)

Struan Rodger (Actor)

Vincent Brimble (Actor)

Paul Downing (Actor)

David Goudge (Actor)

Ian Targett (Actor)

Ken Cumberlidge (Actor)

Alan Barker (Actor)

Norman Rodway (narr)

Barbara Jefford (narr)

Jenny Mortimer (Producer)

Recorded on 1989-07-12.

Producer: J. MORTIMER

Next in series: 1/3 - GUNNER SLOW TO ANGER

Description

To avenge the insults to their mother the Njalssons take their spears and ride across the Land Isles. But further deaths only fuel Mordh Valgardsson's determination to see Gunnar dead. Part of the Scandinavian Season. With Bernard Hepton as Njal, Struan Rodger as Gunnar and Maureen O'Brien as Halgairdt. Produced by Jenny Mortimer

Subject Categories

drama programmes (genre)

sagas

Broadcast history

18 Feb 1990 18:30-19:30 (RADIO 3)

Contributors

Brian Miller (Actor)

Alice Arnold (Actor)

John Church (Actor)

Robert Glenister (Actor)

Bernard Hepton (Actor)

Donald Gee (Actor)

Andrew Branch (Actor)

Shaun Prendergast (Actor)

David King (Actor)

Maureen O'Brien (Actor)

Struan Rodger (Actor)

Vincent Brimble (Actor)

Paul Downing (Actor)

David Goudge (Actor)

Ian Targett (Actor)

Ken Cumberlidge (Actor)

Alan Barker (Actor)

Norman Rodway (narr)

Barbara Jefford (narr)

Jenny Mortimer (Producer)

Recorded on 1989-07-12

Producer: J.

MORTIMER

Next in series: 1/3 - GUNNER SLOW TO ANGER

Description

To avenge the insults to their mother the Njalssons take their spears and ride across the Land Isles.

But further deaths only fuel Mordh Valgardsson's determination to see Gunnar dead.

Part of the Scandinavian Season.

With Bernard Hepton as Njal, Struan Rodger as Gunnar and Maureen O'Brien as Halgairdt.

Produced by Jenny Mortimer

Subject Categories

drama programmes (genre)

sagas

Broadcast history

18 Feb 1990 18:30-19:30 (RADIO 3)

Contributors

Brian Miller (Actor)

Alice Arnold (Actor)

John Church (Actor)

Robert Glenister (Actor)

Bernard Hepton (Actor)

Donald Gee (Actor)

Andrew Branch (Actor)

Shaun Prendergast (Actor)

David King (Actor)

Maureen O'Brien (Actor)

Struan Rodger (Actor)

Vincent Brimble (Actor)

Paul Downing (Actor)

David Goudge (Actor)

Ian Targett (Actor)

Ken Cumberlidge (Actor)

Alan Barker (Actor)

Norman Rodway (narr)

Barbara Jefford (narr)

Jenny Mortimer (Producer)

Recorded on 1989-07-12.

Programme Catalogue - Station

Radio 3

Genome: [r4 Bd=19940612]

A dramatisation of Njal 's Saga, written for radio by David Wade , based on a translation from the Icelandic by Magnus Magnusson and Herman Palsson. One of Iceland's great legends, it is broadcast in three parts to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the island becoming a nation state. Narrated by Norman Rodway and Barbara Jefford.

With Joan Walker and Alice Arnold

Music by David Chiltern and Nick Russel Pavier

DirectorJeremy Mortimer (First broadcast on Radio 3)

Genome: [r4 Bd=19940612]

Unknown: David Wade

Unknown: Magnus Magnusson

Unknown: Herman Palsson.

Unknown: Norman Rodway

Unknown: Barbara Jefford.

Unknown: Joan Walker

Unknown: Alice Arnold

Music By: David Chiltern

Music By: Nick Russel Pavier

Director: Jeremy Mortimer

Ahdli: Ian Targett

Bergthowm: Maggie McArthy

Unn: Anna Cropper

Brynjolv: John Bull

Greem: Andrew Branch

Gunnar Hamundarson: Struan Rodger

Halgairdt: Maureen O'Brien

Halvardh: Joe Dunlop

Helgi: Vincent Brimble

Hroot Herjolvssonn: David King

Kawl: Ken Cumberlidge

Thord Freemansson: Paul Dawning

Law speaker/ Skjold: Donald Gee

Njal Thogayrsson: Bernard Hepton

Sighmtmdt: Brian Miller

Skarp Hjedhin: Robert Glenister

Thrauin Sghfussonn: John Church

Genome: [r4 Bd=19940617]

A three-part dramatisation of one of Iceland's great legends.

Genome: [r4 Bd=19940619]

Three-part dramatisation of Njal's Saga, based on a translation from the Icelandic by Magnus Magnusson and Herman Palsson. Narrated by Norman Rodway and Barbara Jefford.

2: The Fire beneath the Rock Music by David Chiltem and Nick Russel Pavier Director Jeremy Mortimer (First broadcast on Radio 3)

Genome: [r4 Bd=19940619]

Unknown: Magnus Magnusson

Unknown: Herman Palsson.

Unknown: Norman Rodway

Unknown: Barbara Jefford.

Music By: David Chiltem

Music By: Nick Russel Pavier

Director: Jeremy Mortimer

Greem AN: Drew Branch

Skamkjel: Brian Miller

Gunnarr Hamundarson: Struan Rodger

Halgairdt: Maureen O'Brien

Hocni: Paul Downing

Kawlskegk: David Goudge

Law speaker: Donald Gee

Melkov: Ken Cumberlioge

Thorgayr Otkjelsson: Ian Targett

Mordh: Shaun Prendergast

Njal: Bernard Hepton

Otkjel Skarvsson: Vincent Brimble

Thorgeem: David King

Skarp Hjedin: Robert Glenister

Thorgayr: Alan Barker

Thrauin: John Church

Thorgardh: Alice Arnold

Genome: [r4 Bd=19940624]

Continuing the three-part dramatisation of Njal's Saga, one of Iceland's great legends. 2: The Fire beneath the Rock

Genome: [r4 Bd=19940626]

The Burning. Final part of David Wade 's dramatisation of Njal's Saga. Narrated by Barbara Jefford and Norman Rodway.

With Joan Matheson , Ian Targett , Robert Glenister , Danny Schiller , Sam Bennett , Simon Linnell , Joan Walker , John Church and John Moffatt.

Translated by Magnus Magnusson and Herman Palsson Music by David Chiltern and Nick Russel Pavier

Director Jeremy Mortimer (First broadcast on Radio 3)

Genome: [r4 Bd=19940626]

Unknown: David Wade

Unknown: Barbara Jefford

Unknown: Norman Rodway.

Unknown: Joan Matheson

Unknown: Ian Targett

Unknown: Robert Glenister

Unknown: Danny Schiller

Unknown: Sam Bennett

Unknown: Simon Linnell

Unknown: Joan Walker

Translated By: Magnus Magnusson

Translated By: Herman Palsson

Music By: David Chiltern

Music By: Nick Russel Pavier

Director: Jeremy Mortimer

Asgreem EBda Greemson: Alan Barker

Bergthowra: Maggie McCarthy

Bjorn the White: Ken Cumberlidge

Bjorn's Wife: Alice Arnold

Flawssi Thordarsonn: Crawford Logan

Gayrmund: John Bull

Greem: Andrew Branch

Gudmund: Brian Millar

Gunnarr: Struan Rodger

Halgairdt: Maureen O'Brien

Helgi: Vincent Brimble

Hildigunn: Victoria Carling

ThorgayrSkorar-Gayr: Joe Dunlop

Hocni: Paul Downing

Hosskldd: Jonathan Tafler

Kauri Solmundarson: Jimmy Yuill

Kjeteel: David King

Law speaker: Donald Gee

Mordh: Shaun Prendegast

Njal: Bernard Hepton

Genome: [r4 Bd=19940701]

The Burning. With the great hero Gunnarr dead, it is left to Njal to try to restore order across the troubled country. The final part of the Icelandic saga shows the terrible result of two generations of conflict.