Kings

Five plays telling the story of the biblical King David's reign.

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Programme Catalogue - Details: 24 March 199119910324

Producer: L.

AUKIN

Next in series: 2.

HAZAR'S CHICKEN

Broadcast history

24 Mar 1991 19:30-21:20 (RADIO 3)

02 Feb 1992 19:30-21:20 (RADIO 3)

Recorded on 1991-01-06.

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King Saul's staff chief seeks a shepherd boy.

Sebastian Baczkiewicz's tales of biblical King David's reign. King Saul's staff chief seeks a shepherd boy. Stars David Calder.

Tales of biblical King David. Eleazar, King Saul's chief of staff, seeks a shepherd boy.

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The story of the biblical King David's reign.

Eleazar, King Saul's chief of staff, has been sent to find a shepherd boy.

by Sebastian Baczkiewicz.

Tales from King David's reign.

Eleazar, King Saul's chief of staff, seeks a shepherd boy.

True Anointed: Tales from the reign of biblical King David.

Starring David Calder.

Episode 1 of 5.

Tales of biblical King David.

Tales from the reign of biblical King David.

Stars David Calder.

Sebastian Baczkiewicz's tales of biblical King David's reign.

King Saul's staff chief seeks a shepherd boy.

02Hazar's Chicken2002012220041214 (BBC7)
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A young shepherd boy is persuaded to act as David's spy.

David, exiled by Saul, comes to Nebal to exact revenge.

Bone is an unlikely chicken killer, and even less plausible spy.

Stars Ewan Bailey.

Tales from the reign of biblical King David.

Bone is an unlikely chicken killer.

Bone is an unlikely chicken killer and a far from plausible spy.

With Ewan Bailey.

Bone is an unlikely chicken killer and a far from plausible spy. Stars Ewan Bailey.

Bone is an unlikely chicken killer and a far from plausible spy. Tales from the reign of biblical King David. Stars Ewan Bailey.

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King Saul is on the brink of defeat at the hands of the Philistines.

Aynat refuses to leave her home as the Israelites approach.

King Saul is the brink of defeat at the hands of the Philistines.

by Sebastian Baczkiewicz.

Anat refuses to leave her home as the Israelites approach.

Starring David Calder.

Tales from the reign of biblical King David.

Tales from the reign of King David.

Anat refuses to leave home as the Israelites approach.

Stars David Calder.

Anat refuses to leave home as the Israelites approach. Tales from the reign of King David.

Anat refuses to leave her home as the Israelites approach. Tales from the reign of biblical King David. Stars David Calder.

04Michal, Saul's Daughter2002020520041216 (BBC7)
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Drama telling the story of the biblical King David.

In David's harem, three of his wives fight over their relative status.

by Kate Clanchy.

Tales from the reign of King David.

In the monarch's harem, three wives fight their case.

Tales from the reign of biblical King David.

Starring Caroline Langrishe.

Stars Caroline Langrishe.

In the monarch's harem, three wives fight their case. Tales from the reign of King David.

In the monarch's harem, three wives fight their case. Tales from the reign of biblical King David. Stars Caroline Langrishe.

05 LASTAbishag, The Virgin2002021220041217 (BBC7)
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David is dying in a fetid room, tended by his latest wife Abishag.

Who will he name as his heir?

by Kate Clanchy.

The monarch is dying.

Bathsheba and his latest wife tend.

Stars Alison Pettitt.

Tales from the reign of biblical King David.

Bathsheba and his new wife attend him.

The monarch is dying. Bathsheba and his new wife attend him. Stars Alison Pettitt.

The monarch is dying. Bathsheba and his new wife attend him. Tales from the reign of biblical King David. Stars Alison Pettitt.