In 1805, with England at war and in constant fear of invasion, radicalism was the equivalent of treason.
Blake was never afraid of speaking his mind, but as a poet and visionary he was at odds with the spirit of his age - so much so that his life was in danger.
James Deville....David Warner
Catherine Blake....Miriam Margolyes
Mrs Deville....Alison Pettitt
Samuel Rose....Sean Barrett
Billy Cosway....Hugh Ross
Directed by Roy McMillan.