You and your family will enjoy this suspense-filled, seafaring tale of the triumph of good over evil. When a young sailor is forced into service on a British warship on its way to fight the French navy, his good nature begins to have a powerful effect on the rest of his shipmates. One man, however, is disgusted by Billy's innocence, and the stage is set for a conspiracy, murder, and a question of justice that will linger in your heart long after the story has finished. Focus on the Family Radio Theatre is a registered trademark of Focus on the Family. All rights reserved.
Listeners will be captivated by this moving tale of good versus evil through the life of winsome young sailor Billy Budd. Aboard a 1700s British warship, virtuous Billy is unfairly accused of treason by the villainous Master of Armsa cold-blooded superior officer intent on Billy's destruction. Adapted from Herman Melville's famous novel and presented by Focus on the Family's Peabody Awardwinning Radio Theatre team, Billy Budd will remind listeners of another man, perfectly just, who suffered and died a criminal's death.
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