The History Plays

BBC Radio 4 comedy. 5 episodes (1 series) in 2012.

Series 1, Episode 3 - Maggie Heart Galtieri

The Falkland Islands, 1982. Maggie Watkins (Josie Lawrence) shelters a young Argentinean deserter. As she learns his secret, they fall in love, but both have other loyalties.

Further details

Maggie Watkins finds a young Argentinean soldier, Christian Galtieri, in her kitchen, wounded and in need of shelter. As she slowly learns why he is in hiding the pair fall in love, but as their relationship grows the Task Force lands and it becomes harder and harder to ignore the larger forces at play around them.

Broadcast details

Tuesday 6th March 2012
BBC Radio 4
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Guest cast
Josie Lawrence Maggie Watkins
Javier Marzan Christian Galtieri
Writing team
Nigel Smith Writer
Production team
Nigel Smith Director
Gareth Edwards Producer

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