One of the brightest lights of the Scientific Revolution wants the world to see itself anew. But even the courage of his convictions can’t save the great Galileo Galilei from the guardians of the status quo. Stacy Keach stars in Bertolt Brecht’s The Life of Galileo, in a new version by David Hare.

With Moira Quirk, Jill Gascoine, Matthew Wolf, Christopher Neame, Simon Templeman, Robert Machray, Joanne Whalley, Alan Shearman, Neil Dickson, Jeannie Elias, Roy Dotrice, Peter Lavin, and Darren Richardson. Sound effects artist: Tony Palermo. Stage manager: Ando Iovino. Original music by Mark Holden and Samuel Barbour. Recording, editing, and mixing engineer: Mark Holden for Voice Box Studios. Our director and narrator is Martin Jarvis.

This program includes a conversation about Galileo and astronomy with Dr. E.C. Krupp, the Director of the Griffith Observatory in Los Angeles.

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