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Outliers - Stories from the edge of history

Nov 12, 2019

Catalina served Katherine of Aragon for years, proudly, passionately, and loyally following her from Spain all the way to the side of King Henry VIII. But Henry’s interest has turned. He is intent on divorce, and his henchmen are digging up the secrets of Katherine’s first marriage to Arthur Tudor. They think Catalina is the weakest link and their method is intimidation. But have they underestimated Catalina’s strength and loyalty?

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Written by SEVAN

Performed by Elsa Ochoa

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 Maddy Searle 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 Keith Selmes, oddmonolithsound, Leandros.Ntounis, rafael45, Sheyvan and previously credited artists via 

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Further reading:
Lauren Johnson, ‘Catalina of Motril’, Oxford Dictionary of National Biography (October 2019)  
Miranda Kaufmann, Black Tudors: The Untold Story (London, 2017)

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.