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Outliers - Stories from the edge of history

Dec 10, 2019

The Tower of London’s head executioner only has one job, yet it can go horribly wrong for all involved. Right now he’s furious: there’s been a botched execution on his watch, and the reign of Henry VIII is making him see red. Outside the Tower, nationwide rebellion reflects his views. But what does he know? He’s only an executioner.

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Written by Alex Lynch


Performed by Adam Cunis


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


Edited by Maddy Searle, David Devereux, and Alexander J Newall


Script edited by Sarah Kilby 


Directed by 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 Benboncan, Australopithecusman, yadronoff, YleArkisto, kupp2, and previous artists via Additional FX by David Devereux 


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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.