Description
An exploration of the life of the enigmatic 17th century philosopher Baruch Spinoza, whose ideas still influence present day thinkers.
Michelene Wandor's play, inspired by various paintings and etchings, imagines a world in which Spinoza appears in Rembrandt's Night Watch and is courted by one of Cromwell's spies.
Angel....Angela Pleasence
Baruch Spinoza....Ben Meyjes
Miguel Spinoza....Gabriel Woolf
Rebecca....Jasmine Hyde
Cromwell....Struan Rodger
Downing....John Mcandrew
Rembrandt....Timothy Spall
Menasseh....Philip Voss
De Witt....Grant Gillespie
Morteira....David Horovitch
Da Costa....Nicholas Boulton
Joseph Prado....Thomas Howes
Directed by Jane Morgan 

Series

Broadcast Details

  • First broadcast 20081005 (Radio 3)

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