To mark the 60th birthday of the distinguished playwright Howard Barker, Radio 4 has commissioned this new philosophical tragedy.
Set in a violent 16th-Century Europe, a wealthy aristocratic lady induces a travelling scholar to carry out a terrible crime.
As for her soldier husband...
Johannes Aventinus, the scholar....Michael Pennington
Barbara, the lady....Barbara Flynn
Biro, the soldier....Sean Baker
Director Richard Wortley.