The Nine Days Queen

  • by Amanda Whittington
  • Narrated by Loo Brealey, Emma Stansfield
  • 0 hrs and 43 mins
  • Radio/TV Program

Publisher's Summary

A BBC Radio 4 full-cast dramatisation written by Amanda Whittington, originally broadcast as the Afternoon Play on 23 February 2009.
This is the tumultuous tale of the trial of Lady Jane Grey, proclaimed Queen of England in 1553 at the age of 16, nine days later locked in the Tower, and, within a year, dead.
”Loo Brealey puts in a superb performance” (Observer) as Lady Jane Grey, with Emma Stansfield as Nurse Ellen, Helen Schlesinger as Frances, and Agnes Bateman as the young Jane. Also stars Janice Acquah, Paul Rider, Robert Lonsdale, Stephen Critchlow, Malcolm Tierney, and Zebedee Soanes.


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Religious lunacy killed a young innocent fanatic who believed she was chosen. A psychiatrist is what that Lady needed.
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Book Details

  • Release Date: 01-11-2010
  • Publisher: BBC Worldwide Limited