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King Priam is a radio play by Andrew Rissik, which inspired his later Troy trilogy. It was first broadcast on BBC Radio in 1987, as an installment of the Afternoon Play. The running time is 60 minutes[1].

Plot[]

Participants of the Trojan war speak of their experiences in a series of interwoven monologues.

Cast[]

  • King Priam - Paul Scofield[2]
  • Hector - Ronald Pickup
  • Andromache - Susan Fleetwood
  • Paris - Michael Kitchen
  • Cassandra - Deborah Makepiece
  • Menelaus - George Baker
  • Helen - Janet McTeer
  • Achilles - Michael Pennington

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