Saturday, December 20, 2008

The Lion In Winter On Radio

Acclaimed actress Kathlee Chalfant is Eleanor of Aquitaine in tonight's radio adaptation of James Goldman's A Lion In Winter

Back stabbing, spying, double crossing, and rampant infidelity - a typical family Christmas. Typical, that is, for the Plantagenets. James Goldman's brilliant historical drama A Lion In Winter pits King Henry II of England against the strong-willed Eleanor of Aquitaine as they battle over which of their sons will inherit the Crown.

A Lion In Winter will be the featured play tonight on The Play's The Thing. The radio adaptation stars Alfred Molina and Kathleen Chalfant. The show will also include an interview with Dr. Scott Waugh, Professor of History at the University of California, Los Angeles .

L.A. Theatre Works is proud of their award-winning, critically-acclaimed radio theatre series, The Play's The Thing. Listeners across the country are discovering radio drama that is contemporary, edgy and significant. "The Play's The Thing" is heard on public radio stations throughout the United States, on XM Satellite Radio, and internationally on Voice of America and other English language broadcasters. And you can listen online every Saturday night at or link through Bosco Radio: Nostalgia and Entertainment at 8 PM PST and again at 10 PM PST.

A Lion In Winter has been archived and can be heard on

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