Revolutionary, author, pirate, drinker and sometime maker of ladies corsets, Tom Paine was a 37 year old bankrupt when he sailed the ocean and lit the fuse of the American Revolution. From the alehouses of England to the battlefields of America and the blood soaked streets of Paris, Paine tells his own amazing story with the help of an original score and a cast of thousands. "We have it in our power to begin the World over again!"
A production of The Audio Ballads.
Citizen Paine Episode 7
In the final episode, Tom sails home to an America that looks very different to the one he left fifteen years before.
Citizen Paine Episode 6
Inspired by events across the Channel, Tom crosses to France to play his part in the Revolution. But the guillotine soon begins to cast its ominous shadow...
Citizen Paine Episode 5
Inspired by events in France, Tom comes home to liberate England. But the establishment have other ideas...
Citizen Paine Episode 4
The revolution is here! How hard can it be? Pretty hard, actually...
Citizen Paine Episode 3
Paine encounters the dark heart of America and lights a beacon for liberty...
Citizen Paine Episode 2
Disaster looms for Tom - but is there a chance for a fresh start?