The Virgin Knife is a radio play by David Pownall. It was first broadcast on BBC Radio 4 on 25 February 1999, as part of an Afternoon Play series called "Assassins." The running time is 45 minutes.
On 13 July 1793, Charlotte Corday, a young woman from Caen in Normandy, traveled to Paris with the sole intention of killing Jean Paul Marat while he sat in his bath. What drove her to such extremes?
- Charlotte Corday - Samantha Bond
Directed by Eoin O'Callaghan
Pick of the Day, The Independent.