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Outliers - Stories from the edge of history

Nov 5, 2019

Leech is a man who knows about fire: how it burns, how it feels. But when Whitehall Palace, the largest palace in Europe, becomes the greatest kindling pile for a seemingly unquenchable blaze, even he is left dazzled. Everything burns, even the home of kings. 


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Written by Gabriel Urbina


Performed by Lachlan Mcall 


Produced by Adam Sibbald, Claudia Strange, and Alexander J Newall with April Sumner


Script edited by Sarah Kilby


Directed by Alexander J Newall 

Edited by Michelle O'Toole and Alexander J Newall


Main theme composed by Samuel D F Jones, based upon work adapted by Domini Hooper and Nick Hart from the original 17th century ballad ‘The Sea Martyrs’. 


Additional Music by Samuel D F Jones 


Artwork by Lyndon White

Additional SFX from RutgerMuller, DisasterServices, Jagadamba, Audeption, 14GPanskaLetko_Dominik,, kevinkace, SteveMeli, Philip_Daniels and previously credited artists via


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This podcast was created by Historic Royal Palaces, in association with Rusty Quill. It is distributed under a creative commons attribution NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International Licence.