BBC Radio 4 Extra Airing a Dramatization of Wives and Daughters

A nine part dramatization of Wives and Daughters is currently being aired on BBC Radio 4 Extra.

“The story goes that Elizabeth Gaskell didn’t quite complete Wives & Daughters before her death in November 1965 it was published the following yer. It follows the intrigues loves and losses of young Molly Gibson living in a provincial English town in the 1830s.”

Dramatized by:  Berry Campbell
Directed by: Jane Morgan
Music Composed by: Rachel Portman

Starring:

Tom Wilkinson………………………………….. Mr. Gibson

Kathryn Hurlbutt………………………………. Molly Gibson

Angela Pleasence………………………………. Hyacinth Clare

Robert Lang……………………………………… Squire Hamley

Lilias Walker…………………………………….. Mrs. Hamley

Thelma Whiteley……………………………….. Mrs. Gaskell

Part One: Calf Love

Part Two: A Crisis

Part Three: The New Mama

Part Four: Mr. Osbourne Hamley’s Secret

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