Cadfael: The Sanctuary Sparrow

Overview

Twelfth century warrior-turned-monk Brother Cadfael (Derek Jacobi) tackles another murder mystery in the 90-minute drama "The Sanctuary Sparrow." A prominent goldsmith is robbed and murdered during his son's wedding. Accused of the crime, traveling juggler Walter (Roy Barraclough) takes refuge in Shrewbury Abbey. Believing in the juggler's innocence, Cadfael uses his scientific know-how to scrutinize the clues at hand -- and comes to the unpleasant conclusion that the actual murderer is someone he knows all too ...
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Overview

Twelfth century warrior-turned-monk Brother Cadfael (Derek Jacobi) tackles another murder mystery in the 90-minute drama "The Sanctuary Sparrow." A prominent goldsmith is robbed and murdered during his son's wedding. Accused of the crime, traveling juggler Walter (Roy Barraclough) takes refuge in Shrewbury Abbey. Believing in the juggler's innocence, Cadfael uses his scientific know-how to scrutinize the clues at hand -- and comes to the unpleasant conclusion that the actual murderer is someone he knows all too well. Adapted by Russell Lewis from the novel by Ellis Peters, "The Sanctuary Sparrow" aired in England on June 5, 1994, then ran in the U.S. as part of the PBS anthology Mystery.
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Special Features

Closed Caption; Exclusive audio comments by Derek Jacobi, Ellis Peters biography and booklist, English subtitles, filmographies and scene index
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 7/8/2003
  • UPC: 054961631599
  • Original Release: 1994
  • Rating:

  • Source: Acorn Media
  • Sound: Dolby Digital Stereo
  • Time: 1:15:00
  • Format: DVD
  • Sales rank: 97,343

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Derek Jacobi Brother Cadfael
Sean Pertwee Hugh Beringar
Peter Copley Abbot Heribert
Michael Culver Prior Robert
Julian Firth Brother Jerome
Roy Barraclough Walter Aurifaber
Fiona Miles Juliana Aurifaber
Maria Miles Margery Aurifaber
Richard Bonneville Daniel Aurifaber
Steven Mackintosh Liliwin
Patrick Brennan John Boneth
Roger Booth Baldwin Perche
Sara Stephens Rannilt
David Tysall Iestyn
Toby Jones Griffin
Natascha McElhone Cecily Corde
Michael Nightingale Ailwin Corde
Mark Charnock Brother Oswin
Albie Woodington Sgt. Warden
Peter Gyori Daniel's Friend
Steven Beard Brother Anselm
Ray Llewellyn Madog
Technical Credits
Graham Theakston Director
Ted Childs Executive Producer
Russell Lewis Screenwriter
Stephen Smallwood Producer
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Scene Index

Side #1 --
1. Wedding Party [9:39]
2. Wounded [8:12]
3. Morning Chores [9:57]
4. Body of Evidence [12:31]
5. It's My Right [7:05]
6. Going Over Facts [7:09]
7. Money Matters [8:43]
8. They Know [12:04]
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Menu

Side #1 --
   Play Feature
   Scene Index
   Special Features
      Ellis Peters
         Biography
         The Brother Cadfael Chronicles
      Dir Derek Jacobi (Audio)
      Filmographies
         Sir Derek Jacobi
         Sean Pertwee
         Steven Mackintosh
         Rosalie Crutchley
         Richard Bonneville
   Setup
      English Captions for the Hearing Impaired
         Captions On
         Captions Off
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