Cadfael   

Last Edited: 24-Jan-2016
A Global British Comedy Collaborative document. Edited by John Lucas
Broadcast source is BBC Radio Four unless otherwise indicated. Recording quality is considered good unless otherwise indicated.

See the audio listings for readings and radio dramatizations.

Date Classifications
Title Cast Parameters
1994-
1998
Drama
Mystery
Television
1.33:1

  1. A Morbid Taste for Bones (published in
    August 1977, set in 1137, broadcast as
    2-3, 25-Aug-1996)
  2. One Corpse Too Many (July 1979, set in
    August 1138, broadcast as 1-1,
    29-May-1994)
  3. Monk's Hood (August 1980, set in December
    1138, broadcast as 1-4, 19-Jun-1994)
  4. Saint Peter's Fair (May 1981, set in
    July 1139, broadcast as 3-2, 25-Aug-1996)
  5. The Leper of Saint Giles (August 1981, set
    in October 1139, broadcast as 1-3,
    12-Jun-1994)
  6. The Virgin in the Ice (April 1982, set in
    November 1139, broadcast as 2-1,
    26-Dec-1995)
  7. The Sanctuary Sparrow (January 1983 set
    in the Spring of 1140, broadcast as 1-2,
    05-Jun-1994)
  8. The Devil's Novice (August 1983, set in
    September 1140, broadcast as 2-2,
    18-Aug-1996)
  9. Dead Man's Ransom (April 1984, set in
    February 1141, not dramatized)
  10. The Pilgrim of Hate (September 1984, set
    in May 1141, broadcast as 4-3,
    28-Dec-1998)
  11. An Excellent Mystery (June 1985, set in
    August 1141, not dramatized)
  12. The Raven in the Foregate (February 1986,
    set in December 1141, broadcast as 3-3,
    26-Aug-1997)
  13. The Rose Rent (October 1986, set in
    June 1142, broadcast as 3-1,
    12-Aug-1997)
  14. The Hermit of Eyton Forest (June 1987,
    set in October 1142, not dramatized)
  15. The Confession of Brother Haluin
    (March 1988, set in December 1142,
    not dramatized)
  16. A Rare Benedictine: The Advent of
    Brother Cadfael (September 1988, set in
    1120, not dramatized)
  17. The Heretic's Apprentice (February 1989,
    set in June 1143, not dramatized)
  18. The Potter's Field (September 1989, set in
    August 1143, broadcast as 4-2,
    23-Dec-1998)
  19. The Summer of the Danes (April 1991, set
    in April 1144, not dramatized)
  20. The Holy Thief (August 1992, set in
    February 1145, broadcast as 4-1,
    23-Jun-1998)
  21. Brother Cadfael's Penance (May 1994, set
    in November 1145, not dramatized)
Principal characters:
Derek Jacobi         Brother Cadfael
Michael Culver       Prior Robert
Julian Firth            Brother Jerome
Peter Copley         Abbot Heribert
Terrence Hardiman Abbot Radulfus
Mark Charnock       Brother Oswin
Albie Woodington   Sergeant Warden
Sean Pertwee       Sheriff Hugh Beringar
     (series 1)
Eoin McCarthy      Sheriff Hugh Beringar
     (series 2 & 3)
Anthony Green     Sheriff Hugh Beringar
     (series 4)

Episode Director                  Writer(s)
1-1      Graham Theakston    Russell Lewis
1-2      Graham Theakston    Russell Lewis
1-3      Graham Theakston    Paul Pender
1-4      Graham Theakston    Russell Lewis
2-1      Malcolm Mowbray     Russell Lewis
2-2      Herbert Wise           Christopher Russell
2-3      Richard Stroud         Christopher Russell
3-1      Richard Stroud         Christopher Russell
3-2      Herbert Wise           Russell Lewis
3-3      Ken Grieve              Simon Burke
4-1      Ken Grieve              Ben Rostul
4-2      Mary McMurray        Christopher Russell
4-3      Ken Grieve    Richard Stoneman
ITV/Acorn
AMP-8422
13x75:00
(13 DVDs)

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