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Bearing the Cross is a radio play by Ken Blakeson. It was first broadcast on BBC Radio 4 on 13 March 2008 as an installment of the Afternoon Play[1].

Plot

The story of the Battle of Rorke's Drift and the effect it had on three of the soldiers who fought in it.

Cast

  • William Jones VC - Nigel Anthony
  • Robert Jones VC - Sebastian Harcombe
  • Henry Hook VC - Jon Strickland
  • Landlord/Buffalo Bill - Robert Blythe
  • Barmaid - Bethan Walker
  • Original music by David Chilton

A Goldhawk Essential production, directed by Gordon House

Critical Reception

References

http://ts12.gazettelive.co.uk/2009/03/saltburn-53-winner-of-drama-festival-2009.html

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