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Outliers - Stories from the edge of history

Nov 19, 2019

Eleanor Cobham has always got what she wanted; a new dress, a place at court, somebody else’s husband. But not now. In her desperation to conceive an heir, she turns to witchcraft and is soon embroiled in its throes. As she comes face to face with the dangerous side of power, will she learn if she can control the turn of fortune’s wheel?


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Written by Lauren Johnson


Performed by Lydia Rose Bewley  


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 arranged by Samuel D F Jones, 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 Bluesy1905, cognito perceptu, FoolBoyMedia, misjoc, Rani Shoket, reinsamba, SoundEnsemble, Infernus2, reinsamba, klankbeeld, Bidone, kyles, Paul368, GoodListener 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.