The Odyssey (2004) Audio

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Benedict in a BBC radio adaptation of the famous saga of Homer’s Odysseus.

The Odyssey is a BBC Radio 4 dramatisation of the saga of Homer, which was broadcast in three parts on 28 & 29 August 2004.

The cast includes: Tim McInnerny as Odysseus, Amanda Redman as Penelope, Benedict Cumberbatch as Telemachus, John Wood as Zeus, Bertie Carvel as Hermes, Janes McTeer as Athena, u.a.

Teil 1:
After an absence of 20 years, the gods decide that it is time for Odysseus, a hero from Troy to return to Ithaca before his wife Penelope is forced to marry again. But the angry God Poseidon still wants his revenge….
Teil 2:
Odysseus and his crew continue their journey, and encounter the sorceress Circe who tells him to consult the blind seer in the Greek underworld. They also encounter the sirens, the six-headed monster Scylla and Charybdis, which can cause a whirlpool that devours all ships before it comes to a disaster on the island of the sun god Helios.
Teil 3:
Odysseus’ homecoming. Disguised as a beggar by Athena, he prepares for the meeting with the suitors before he is reunited with Penelope.

 

The series is available on: Audigo

A little taster:

 

 

Image Credit: poseidonfoundation.co.uk