Ken Follett: The Evening and the Morning (1002)

In this fascinating episode of Travels Through Time, Ken Follett, one of the world’s best loved historical novelists, guides us back to the beginning of the last millennium. The year we visit, 1002, comes at a time of change when, after centuries of stagnation, English society was beginning to emerge from that gloomy period we call ‘The Dark Ages.’


The subject matter, the scenes and the characters that feature in this episode come from the world depicted by Follett in his hugely-anticipated new novel The Evening and the Morning, the prequel to his bestselling masterpiece, The Pillars of the Earth.


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Show notes

Scene One: 1002, The Slave Market, Bristol


Scene Two: 1002, The Viking seige of Exeter


Scene Three: 1002, The wedding of King Æthelred II & Emma of Normandy


Memento: A four-legged chair


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Presenter: Peter Moore


Guest: Ken Follett


Editorial: Artemis Irvine


Producers: Maria Nolan


Titles: Jon O


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