The Daughter Of Time

Paul Young reads Josephine Tey's classic mystery.

Inspector Alan Grant is confined to his hospital bed.

To relieve his boredom, a friend suggests that he takes on an unsolved historical mystery.

Grant becomes fascinated by a portrait of King Richard III and starts his investigation.

The Daughter of Time was produced as a BBC7 commission by Gaynor Macfarlane.

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Paul Young reads Josephine Tey's classic mystery.

Inspector Alan Grant is confined to his hospital bed.

To relieve his boredom, a friend suggests that he takes on an unsolved historical mystery.

Grant becomes fascinated by a portrait of King Richard III and starts his investigation.

The Daughter of Time was produced as a BBC7 commission by Gaynor Macfarlane.Confined to a hospital bed, Inspector Alan Grant tries to solve a historical case.

Confined to a hospital bed, Inspector Alan Grant tries to solve a historical case.

Confined to a hospital bed, Inspector Alan Grant tries to solve a historical case. Josephine Tey's mystery read by Paul Young.

Inspector Grant is confined to a hospital bed.

His friend suggests that he take on a case.

In this classic mystery, Inspector Grant is confined to a hospital bed.

His friend suggests that he solve a historical case.

Inspector Alan Grant is confined to a hospital bed.

His friend Marta suggests that he solve a historical case.

But which one?

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Marta brings Grant some pictures, and he becomes fascinated by a portrait of Richard III.

When Marta brings Grant a pile of pictures, he becomes fascinated by a portrait of Richard III. By Josephine Tey, read by Paul Young.

Marta brings Grant a pile of pictures and he becomes fascinated by a portrait of Richard III.

By Josephine Tey.

Read by Paul Young.

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Inspector Alan Grant pursues his newfound interest in Richard III.

Inspector Alan Grant pursues his newfound interest in Richard III. By Josephine Tey, read by Paul Young.

Inspector Grant pursues his new-found interest in Richard III.

By Josephine Tey.

Read by Paul Young.

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Inspector Grant is determined to prove that King Richard III could not have murdered the Princes in the Tower. By Josephine Tey, read by Paul Young.

Can Inspector Grant prove that King Richard III didn't murder the Princes in the Tower?

Inspector Grant is determined to prove that King Richard III could not have murdered the Princes in the Tower.

By Josephine Tey.

0520050128 (BBC7)
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Inspector Grant consults Sir Thomas More in his quest to find the real King Richard III.

Inspector Grant consults the works of Sir Thomas More in his quest to discover the real King Richard III. By Josephine Tey, read by Paul Young.

Grant consults Sir Thomas More in his quest for the real Richard III.

By Josephine Tey.

Read by Paul Young.

Inspector Grant consults Sir Thomas More in his quest for the real Richard III.

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Grant is confined to a hospital bed, when he ends up with some help from across the pond.

Inspector Grant is confined to a hospital bed, pursuing the truth about Richard III. He ends up with some help from across the pond. Read by Paul Young.

Inspector Grant pursues the truth about Richard III and finds help in an unlikely form.

Inspector Grant is confined to a hospital bed.

He is pursuing the truth about Richard III and finds help in an unlikely form.

Inspector Alan Grant is confined to a hospital bed.

He is pursuing the truth about Richard III and finds help an unlikely form.

0720050201 (BBC7)
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20090512 (BBC7)
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Brent tips Grant off about Tyrrell, the murderer of the Princes in the Tower.

Brent provides Grant with some useful information about how Henry VII handled the murder of the Princes in the Tower. By Josephine Tey, read by Paul Young.

Brent provides Grant with some useful information about Tyrrell, the murderer of the Princes in the Tower.

By Josephine Tey.

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Grant's researcher uncovers some facts that throw light on the received version of history

Grant's researcher Brent uncovers some facts that throw new light on the received version of history. By Josephine Tey, read by Paul Young.

Grant and Carradine look into the events surrounding the succession of Richard III.

By Josephine Tey.

Read by Paul Young.

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Grant is concerned that his investigation into Richard III is becoming an obsession.

Inspector Grant is concerned that his investigation into the life of Richard III is becoming an obsession. By Josephine Tey, read by Paul Young.

The Police Inspector and his Research Worker find out more about the real Richard III.

By Josephine Tey.

Read by Paul Young.

The Police Inspector and his research assistant find out more about the real Richard III.

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Grant and Carradine delve into those who may also have had a claim to the throne. By Josephine Tey, read by Paul Young.

Grant and Carradine delve into those who may also have had a claim to the throne.

Grant and Carradine turn their attention to Richard III's successor, Henry Tudor.

By Josephine Tey.

Read by Paul Young.

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Inspector Grant and researcher Carradine investigate the case of the Princes in the Tower.

Inspector Grant and researcher Carradine investigate the case of the Princes in the Tower. Written by Josephine Tey, read by Paul Young.

Inspector Grant investigates the case of the Princes in the Tower.

Read by Paul Young.

Continuing Josephine Tey's novel.

Grant has established that all the rival heirs to the throne were alive through Richard's short reign - including the Princes.

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Grant and Carradine now turn the spotlight on Henry VII's rivals to the throne.

Grant and Carradine now turn the spotlight on Henry VII's rivals to the throne. Written by Josephine Tey, read by Paul Young.

Grant and Carradine investigate how Henry VII's rival heirs fared.

Read by Paul Young.

Paul Young continues reading Josephine Tey's novel.

Grant and Carradine discover that the boys were murdered during Henry VII's reign and the murderer was pardoned by the new king.

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As Inspector Grant's health improves, might Richard III's reputation do likewise?

As Inspector Grant's health improves, might Richard III's reputation do likewise? Written by Josephine Tey, read by Paul Young.

Richard III and Henry VII.

Read by Paul Young

In Josephine Tey's novel, Grant compares the two suspects in his case: Richard III and Henry VII.

Grant's health is improving.

Ever the policeman, he sums up the case and finds Richard III almost certainly innocent.

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Grant and Carradine encounter a setback, but tie up the case of the Princes in the Tower.

Grant and Carradine encounter a setback, but tie up the case of the Princes in the Tower. Written by Josephine Tey, read by Paul Young.

Inspector Grant and Carradine tie up the case of the Princes in the Tower.

By Josephine Tey.

Read by Paul Young.

With Grant to be released from hospital the next day, he and Carradine face a set back.