Drama on 3 is a Drama programme.

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Drama on 3

In 1551 in Tudor England, Alice and her lover Mosby conspire with hired killers to murder Alice's husband Arden. This anonymous play is the first example of a brutal true crime story on the English stage and resonates with our contemporary fascination with all things 'noir'. Based closely on Holinshed's detailed account of the murder, it was first published in 1592. Arden..... Ewan Bailey Alice..... Amaka Okafor Mosby..... Samuel James Michael..... Tom Forrister Greene..... Simon Ludders Franklin..... Philip Fox Black Will..... Ben Crowe Shakebag..... Sion Pritchard Clarke..... Ryan Whittle Lord Cheiny..... John Telfer Bradshaw..... John Norton Susan..... Olivia Marcus Original music composed by Lucy Rivers Musicians: James Ifan, Hannah McPake, Dan Messore, Mark O'Connor, Elin Phillips, Lucy Rivers and Aidan Thorne Adapted and directed by Alison Hindell BBC Cymru Wales production for BBC Radio 3.

Genre: Drama

When is Drama on 3 next on TV?

It's next showing on BBC Radio Three Tomorrow, 7:30pm and on BBC Radio Three January 27th, 7:30pm. See more...

Main Cast

Image for Paul McGannPaul McGann
Image for Ardal OArdal O'Hanlon
Gerard Horan
Corin Redgrave
Daniela Nardini
Image for Sam ShepardSam Shepard
Tom Bell
Emma Cunniffe
Image for David WarnerDavid Warner
Dale Rapley
Image for Stacy KeachStacy Keach
Image for Julian Rhind-TuttJulian Rhind-Tutt
Image for Richard GriffithsRichard Griffiths
Hector Elizondo
Image for Brian CoxBrian Cox
Image for Alfred MolinaAlfred Molina
Florence Hoath
Susannah York
Image for Mark WilliamsMark Williams
Philip Madoc