The History Plays

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

Series 1, Episode 4 - O Salutaris Hostia, Diana

An argumentative married couple ponder their lives and lost son as they wait for Princess Diana's funeral cortege. With Toby Jones and Imelda Staunton.

Further details

Martha and Graham look back over their lives together but their very different views on Diana mask a far more personal conflict, and Graham's dislike of the princess has its roots in his pain over the circumstances of their son Alan's death.

Broadcast details

Tuesday 13th March 2012
BBC Radio 4
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Guest cast
Imelda Staunton Martha
Toby Jones Graham
Writing team
Nigel Smith Writer
Production team
Nigel Smith Director
Gareth Edwards Producer

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