Crisp And Even Brightly

BBC Radio 4 comedy drama about Good King Wenceslas. 1 episode in 1987. Stars Timothy West, James Holland, June Barrie, Christian Rodska and others.

Crisp And Even Brightly

Comedy drama about the 'true story' of Good King Wenceslas

Genre
Comedy Drama
Broadcast
1987
Channel
BBC Radio 4
Episodes
1
Starring
Timothy West, James Holland, June Barrie, Christian Rodska, William Eedle, Maureen O'Brien, June Tobin, Michael Tudor Barnes and others
Writer
Alick Rowe
Director
Shaun McLaughlin

Was the poor man gathering fuel really poor, and was he really a man - or was she a Slavnik spy in disguise? Was Wenceslas's tramp into the forest with his ten-year-old page carrying flesh and wine and logs just a public relations exercise?

What is the true story behind the story of Good King Wenceslas?

Production Details

Production company
Also known as
  • Saturday-Night Theatre: Crisp And Even Brightly (Other official name)
Soundtrack
Music composed into Andrew Christie.
Laugh track
None

Broadcast details

First broadcast
Saturday 19th December 1987 on BBC Radio 4 at 7:45pm
Episode length
75 minutes