Fuente Ovejuna

Lope de Vega's play is based on real events in 15th-century Spain, in which the people of a small village rose up against a tyrannical overlord and exacted a savage and brutal revenge for years of repression.

When called to account by the reigning monarchs Isabella and Ferdinand, the village stood together.

Commander....Brian Cox

Laurencia....Maxine Peake

Esteban....Clive Swift

Captain Flores....Jonathan Keeble

Sergeant Ortuno....Martin George

Grand Master Rodrigo....Oliver Le Sueur

Pascuala....Alison Pettit

Frondoso....Carl Prekopp

Mengo....Stephen Critchlow

Adapted for radio and directed by David Timson.

Episodes

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20070805

By Lope de Vega.

Adapted by Adrian Mitchell with Brian Cox, Maxine Peake and Clive Swift.

Based on real events in the 15th-century Spain of Ferdinand and Isabella, a village takes its destiny into its own hands against a tyrannical overlord, despite the consequences.

20070805

By Lope de Vega.

Adapted by Adrian Mitchell with Brian Cox, Maxine Peake and Clive Swift.

Based on real events in the 15th-century Spain of Ferdinand and Isabella, a village takes its destiny into its own hands against a tyrannical overlord, despite the consequences.

20061203

Lope de Vega's play is based on real events in 15th-century Spain, in which the people of a small village rose up against a tyrannical overlord and exacted a savage and brutal revenge for years of repression.

When called to account by the reigning monarchs Isabella and Ferdinand, the village stood together.

Commander....Brian Cox

Laurencia....Maxine Peake

Esteban....Clive Swift

Captain Flores....Jonathan Keeble

Sergeant Ortuno....Martin George

Grand Master Rodrigo....Oliver Le Sueur

Pascuala....Alison Pettit

Frondoso....Carl Prekopp

Mengo....Stephen Critchlow

Adapted for radio and directed by David Timson.

20061203

Lope de Vega's play is based on real events in 15th-century Spain, in which the people of a small village rose up against a tyrannical overlord and exacted a savage and brutal revenge for years of repression.

When called to account by the reigning monarchs Isabella and Ferdinand, the village stood together.

Commander....Brian Cox

Laurencia....Maxine Peake

Esteban....Clive Swift

Captain Flores....Jonathan Keeble

Sergeant Ortuno....Martin George

Grand Master Rodrigo....Oliver Le Sueur

Pascuala....Alison Pettit

Frondoso....Carl Prekopp

Mengo....Stephen Critchlow

Adapted for radio and directed by David Timson.