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Children's BBC Radio 4: THE EAGLE OF THE NINTH


Rosemary Sutcliff's great adventure story is brought vividly to life in Sean Darner 's four-part dramatisation.
Music By: David Dorward
Played By: John Kenny Jim Sutherland.
Director Hamish Wilson


1: Young Marcus Aquilla sets out to recover his father's reputation and the lost Eagle of his legion. .

Marcus: Tom Smith
Drussilus: Paul Morrow
Soldier 1: Mark Cox
Galarius: Mark Cox
Soldier 2: Mark Coleman
Placidus: Mark Coleman
Maximus: Michael Perceval Maxwell
Kaeso: Michael Perceval Maxwell
M C: Michael Perceval Maxwell
Aquilla: Raymond Ross
Cottia: Donna Morrison
Esca: Tony Kearney
BBC Radio 4 FM, 2 June 1996 19.00

2: Disguised as a travelling magician, Marcus travels north with Esca

Esca: Tony Kearney
Marcus: Tom Smith
Guern: Frederick Jaeger
Dergdian: Domhnall Ruadh
Lianthan: Cullum MacKinnon
BBC Radio 4 FM, 9 June 1996 19.00

3: To retake the Eagle of the Ninth, Marcus and Esca must risk everything.

Marcus: Tom Smith
Esca: Tony Kearney
Dergdian: Domhnall Ruadh
Liathan: Callum MacKinnon
Headman: Finlay Welsh
Woman: Ceit Kearney
Guern: Frederick Jaeger
BBC Radio 4 FM, 16 June 1996 19.00


4: Epidaii have discovered that Marcus and Esca have stolen the Eagle.

Marcus: Tom Smith
Esca: Tony Kearney
Liathan: Callum MacKinnon
Sentry 1: Mark Cox
Sentry 2: Mark Coleman