Nov 26, 2019
It’s late spring in 1726 at Kensington Palace, and the lavish court of King George I is in residence. Meanwhile, Mehmet, the Turkish valet to the King, is having some problems with Peter the Wild Boy, who is kept like a pet for the King’s amusement. A comical cat-and-mouse chase ensues, but perhaps it is the Wild Boy who has some unexpected lessons to teach Mehmet.
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Written by David K. Barnes
Performed by Atilla Akinci
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, David Devereux, & 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
SFX by RutgerMuller, Faceonmars, Inspector J, Brunoboselli, duckduckpony, RepDac3, jackmurrayofficial, burbujafilms, AmberdeMeillon and previous artists via freesound.org.
Additional FX by David Devereux
Lucy Worsley, Courtiers: The Secret History of the Georgian Court (London, 2011)
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.