Book At Bedtime - The Ramayana Of Valmiki

Episodes

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Genome: [r4 Bd=19941031]

The story of Ram of Ayodhya, a fantastic and epic tale, starring Saeed Jaffrey and Shashi Kapoor. This first half of the story is dramatised in ten episodes by Rani Singh and Alby James. 1: The Origins of Pain and Hope

When the demon Ravan fools the god Brahma into granting him invincibility, he instigates a reign of terror to take over the world. Brahma's quest begins - to find a champion among humans, the only beings to whom Ravan remains vulnerable.

Producer Alby James. For cast see Friday * See This Week: page 12

Genome: [r4 Bd=19941031]

Unknown: Saeed Jaffrey

Unknown: Shashi Kapoor.

Unknown: Rani Singh

Unknown: Alby James.

Producer: Alby James.

Genome: [r4 Bd=19941101]

The story of Ram of Ayodhya. starring Saeed Jaffrey and Shashi Kapoor.

2: The Quest Begins. Vishwamitra is driven by the demon Rakshasas to lose his temper. For cast see Friday

Genome: [r4 Bd=19941101]

Unknown: Saeed Jaffrey

Unknown: Shashi Kapoor.

Genome: [r4 Bd=19941102]

The story of Ram of Ayodhya.

3: The Making of a Champion. Within hours of leaving the palace for the first time with the sage Vishwamitra, the young Prince Ram is faced with having to save his brother's life. For cast see Fnday

Genome: [r4 Bd=19941103]

The story of Ram of Ayodhya.

4: The Best of Times, the Worst of Times. The demon rakshasas Marich and Subahu have created an illusion to confuse the young Prince Ram. For cast see Friday

Genome: [r4 Bd=19941104]

The story of Ram of Ayodhya.

5: The Betrayals. King Dasrath is in trouble.

Genome: [r4 Bd=19941104]

Unknown: King Dasrath

King Dasrath: Saeed Jaffrey

Old man: Saeed Jaffrey

Marich: Saeed Jaffrey

Storyteller: Shashi Kapoor

Ram: Nitish Bharadwaj

Sita: Suchitra Malik

Councillor 2: Bhasker

Kausalya: Sudha Bhuchar

Brahma: Sam Dastor

Ravan: Simon de Selva

Lakshman: Dhirendra

Bharat: Lyndam Gregory

King Janak: Kaleem Janjua

Councillor 1: Kaleem Janjua

Manthara: Shelley King

Sumitra: Nisha K Nayar

Vishwamitra: Renu Setna

Keikeyi: Rani Singh

Subahu: Nina Wadia

Maiden: Nina Wadia

Tataka: Nina Wadia

Agni: Anthony Zaki

Bold prince: Anthony Zaki

Victim: Anthony Zaki

Genome: [r4 Bd=19941107]

The story of Ram of Ayodhya, a fantastic and epic tale of intrigue, quest and triumph, starring Saeed Jaffrey and Shashi Kapoor. 6: Banishment and Shame

Dramatised by Rani Singh and Alby James Producer Alby James For cast see Friday

Genome: [r4 Bd=19941107]

Unknown: Saeed Jaffrey

Unknown: Shashi Kapoor.

Dramatised By: Rani Singh

Dramatised By: Alby James

Producer: Alby James

Genome: [r4 Bd=19941109]

8: Crimes of Passion. Ravan, shatterer of the worlds, attempts to drain the last of the goodness from man. For cast see Friday

Genome: [r4 Bd=19941110]

9: The Pursuit of Peace. Prince Bharat returns to the Palace of Ayodhya and is confronted by his mother, Queen Keikeyi. For cast see Friday

Genome: [r4 Bd=19941111]

The Big Test. In the final episode, the princes Ram and Lakshman face almost certain death.

Music by Wilfredo Acosta. Director Alby James

Genome: [r4 Bd=19941111]

Music By: Wilfredo Acosta.

Director: Alby James

King Dasrath: Saeed Jaffrey

Marich: Saeed Jaffrey

Storyteller: Shashi Kapoor

Ram: Nitish Bharadwaj

Sita: Suchitra Malik

Viradh: Bhasker

Towncrier: Bhasker

Kausalya: Sudha Bhuchar

Ravan: Simon de Selva

Lakshman: Dhirendra

Bharat: Lyndam Gregory

Sumantra: Kaleem Janjua

Manthara: Shelley King

Sumitra: Nisha Knayar

Shurpanaka: Archie Panjabi

Vishwamitra: Renu Setna

Jatayu: Nabil Shaban

Keikeyi: Rani Singh

Khara: Anthony Zaki

Messenger: Anthony Zaki