The Wild Swans is a radio play by John Peacock. It was first broadcast on BBC Radio on 02 April 1983, as an installment of Saturday Night Theatre[1].



Elise: Angela Pleasance
Elise's Nurse: Pauline Letts
Christian: Malcom Ingram
Valdemar: Philip Voss
King Arne: Stephen Thorne
Queen Margreta: Valerie Saroufe
Arne: Andrew Sear
Elrond: Toby Hales Jacob: John Bott
Edrich: John Church
Evar: Anthony Hyde Other princes played by: John McAndrew, James Imber, Paul Bradbury, Toby Landor, Francis Wilford, Michael Goodman, Caspar Norman, Tristram Featherstonehall

With: Diana Bishop, Lollie Cockerall, Jenny Lee, Alexander John, Gordon Reid, Michael Spice

Music composed, arranged and conducted by Philip Thorby
Music played by Musica Antiqua of London
Radiophonic sound: Elizabeth Parker
Technical Presentation: David Greenwood, assisted by Alma Cadzow and Richard Beadsmore
Directed by Jane Morgan

Critical ReceptionEdit


  1. Diversity Website

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