5 x 30 minute episodes
MPEG-1 Layer 3
Adaptations of Ellis Peters' medieval thrillers, starring Philip Madoc as the Benedictine monk and amateur sleuth.
Cadfael, Monk's Hood Episode 1 of 5
The year is 1138, and Brother Cadfael, herbalist of Shrewsbury Abbey, is asked to supply a healing potion for a sick monk - but monk's hood oil can kill as well as cure....
Cadfael, Monk's Hood Episode 2 of 5
Brother Cadfael fears the worst over the sickness of Shrewsbury Abbey's benefactor.
Cadfael, Monk's Hood Episode 3 of 5
Medieval monk Brother Cadfael harbours a young lad suspected of murdering his stepfather.
Cadfael, Monk's Hood Episode 4 of 5
Far from helping a murder suspect, Brother Cadfael unwittingly assists the local sheriff.
Cadfael, Monk's Hood Episode 5 of 5
With Edwin arrested for murder, Brother Cadfael seeks justice in the local court.
Ellis Peters' medieval thriller narrated by Sir Michael Hordern stars Philip Madoc as Brother Cadfael, Ian Hogg as Sergeant William Warden, Ian Targett as Brother Mark, Geoffrey Whitehead as Prior Robert, Timothy Carlton as Martin Belcott and Richard Pearce as Edwin Gurney.
From the Chronicles of Brother Cadfael by Ellis Peters.
Dramatised by Bert Coules.
Producer: Lissa Evans
First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 1991.