A Trespasser's Guide To The Classics. Copyright: BBC.

A Trespasser's Guide To The Classics

BBC Radio 4 sketch show about great works of fiction. 8 episodes (2 series), 2015 - 2017. Stars Richard Katz, Javier Marzan and John Nicholson.

Series 2, Episode 3 - The Prophecy

In medieval Scotland, a pair of soldiers, fleeing their own regiment, come face-to-face with a trio of witches on a desolate moor. One of them receives a prophecy that he will become King of Scotland. It is a classic case of mistaken identity.

Broadcast details

Friday 24th March 2017
BBC Radio 4
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Javier Marzan Javier
Guest cast
John Dougall Macbeth
Emma Fielding Lady Macbeth
John Nicholson Banquo
David Sterne Duncan
Sanchia McCormack Witch
Chetna Pandya Witch
Nicola Ferguson Witch
Nicholas Murchie Messenger
Finlay Robertson Soldier
David Sturzaker Soldier
Writing team
Richard Katz Writer
John Nicholson Writer
Production team
Sasha Yevtushenko Director
Sasha Yevtushenko Producer

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