The Trial Of Walter Ralegh

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By Christopher Lee.

In November 1603 Sir Walter Ralegh was tried for treason.

Was he guilty? Why was he refused a defence lawyer? Was the jury fixed? Ralegh's trial is one of the most bizarre courtroom dramas in British history.

Sir Walter Ralegh....Michael YORK Bess Ralegh....Carolyn Seymour Sir William Wade....Kenneth Danziger Lord Chief Justice Popham....Morgan Sheppard Lord Cecil....Christopher Neame Sir Edmund Coke....Ian Ogilvy Master Hele....Orlando Searle Mary....Samantha Robson Directed by Martin Jarvis

20050419

In November 1603 Sir Walter Ralegh was tried for treason.

Was he guilty? Why was he refused a defence lawyer? Was the jury fixed? Ralegh's trial is one of the most bizarre courtroom dramas in British history.

Michael YORK and Ian Ogilvy head an all-star cast in this powerful play.

Sir Walter Ralegh....Michael YORK

Bess Ralegh....Carolyn Seymour

Sir William Wade....Kenneth Danziger

Lord Chief Justice Popham....Morgan Sheppard

Lord Cecil....Christopher Neame

Sir Edmund Coke....Ian Ogilvy

Master Hele....Orlando Seale

Mary....Samantha Robson

Directed by Martin Jarvis

  • by.... - - - - christopher lee