Drama on 3: El Cid
RADIO 3, 9PM
Whether you’re a fan of the 1961 Charlton Heston movie, or prefer more literary takes on the life of 11th century Spanish nobleman and military leader Rodrigo Díaz de Vivar, then this drama from distinguished translator Ranjit Bolt should be right up your street. Jameses Purefoy (The Following), Indira Varma (Game of Thrones), Eleanor Bron (Help!) and Gina McKeeMK (Hebburn)Hbb) are among the starry cast of this new version.