1 x 45 minute episode
MPEG-1 Layer 3
Philip Palmer - The King's Coiner
By the 1690s, Isaac Newton - already the world's greatest mathematician - was hungry for a new challenge and became Warden of the Royal Mint.
His pursuit of London's most notorious counterfeiter, William Chaloner, confirmed him as a man prepared to go to any lengths to solve a problem...
Ian McDiarmid stars as Isaac Newton.
Written by Philip Palmer.
With Katy Cavanagh as Catherine Barton, Barnaby Kay as William Chaloner, Peter Marinker as Mr Secretary Vernon, Freddie Annobil-Dodoo as Tom Holloway, Colin Adrian as Thomas Carter and Jeremy Swift as Lord Halifax
Director: Toby Swift
First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 2002.