Kepler (2004) Audio


Benedict as self-assured astronomer Kepler in conflict with his Danish colleagues Brahe.

John Banville’s radio drama Kepler looks at the conflict between the two leading astronomers of the 17th century – the confident, short tampered and self-deprecating Johannes Kepler, and the aristocratic, dictorial but secretly insecure Dane, Tycho Brahe.

Kepler was broadcast on 11 August 2004 on BBC Radio 4. The role of Johannes Kepler is spoken by Benedict Cumberbatch, Alun Armstrong plays Tycho Brahe.

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