A pair of historical tales set in the capital.
The Tyburn Jig
Sarah Middleton witnesses her husband’s final journey from Newgate to the gallows at Tyburn Tree, but the sight provokes some surprising emotions.
Reader: Hattie Morahan
On Apollonian Shores
Matthew Hathersedge’s first attempt at drowning was an embarrassing failure. This time – after some very bad reviews for his poetry – he is determined to succeed.
Reader: David Bamber
Writer: Katy Darby
Broadcast Assistant: Sarah Tombling
Sound Engineer: Jon Calver
Producer: Jeremy Osborne
Executive Producer: Karen Rose
Music: The Chime Of The Church Of St Clement Danes – Oranges and Lemons (unknown artist, LP: Carillon Bells Of Britain)