Let Me

By Howard Barker.

At the height of the Barbarian invasions, a Roman land owner finds his home surrounded by the invaders.

The elderly patrician was never a warrior, but can he bring himself to surrender and betray centuries of tradition and culture?

The drama - a new commission from Howard Barker (also born in 1946) - helps to mark the 60th anniversary of the launch of the Third Programme (the original name for Radio 3).

Copolla....Edward Petherbridge

Aphrodite....Barbara Jefford

Euclid....Andrew Woodall

Agricola....Sam Dale

Barbarian child....Emma Noakes

Producer/director Peter Kavanagh.

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By Howard Barker.

At the height of the Barbarian invasions, a Roman land owner finds his home surrounded by the invaders.

The elderly patrician was never a warrior, but can he bring himself to surrender and betray centuries of tradition and culture?

The drama - a new commission from Howard Barker (also born in 1946) - helps to mark the 60th anniversary of the launch of the Third Programme (the original name for Radio 3).

Copolla....Edward Petherbridge

Aphrodite....Barbara Jefford

Euclid....Andrew Woodall

Agricola....Sam Dale

Barbarian child....Emma Noakes

Producer/director Peter Kavanagh.