Broadcast: 13th February 1978
Added: Feb 09 2013
“A horse, a horse my kingdom for a horse” thus cried King Richard the III of England but his wasn’t the first kingdom to be lost because of a horse nor would it be the last ... you don’t believe it? Visit any race track.
This is the story about a horse and it begins on a most fashionable street, in a most fashionable neighbourhood. A mad, a middle aged man, pauses in front of one of those fabulous, luxury high rise apartment houses. He is a big man but there doesn’t seem to be any substance to him. He is evidently the rack and ruin of what was once a magnificent physical specimen. His clothes are old, faded and thread bare. He stands for a moment as if trying to remember something...