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The Voysey Inheritance

Duration:
1 hour
First broadcast:
Saturday 07 April 2012

Harley Granville Barker's classic 1905 play, The Voysey Inheritance.

Edward discovers that in inheriting his father's impressive family business, he is inheriting a Ponzi scheme. For years his father has been making free with clients' capital and speculating recklessly, as his own father did before him. Edward must decide whether to continue the business and try to put matters right - a seemingly impossible task - or to expose the crime and bring his family to certain ruin.

With Samuel Barnett as Edward and Clive Merrison as Mr. Voysey.

Edward........................... Samuel Barnett
Mr Voysey................ .... . Clive Merrison
Mr George Booth........... Gawn Grainger
Trenchard Voysey.......... Richard Dillane
Major Booth Vosey............ Alan Cox
Denis Tregoning................ Joseph Arkley
Mrs Voysey...................... Phyllida Law
Honor Voysey.................. Amanda Lawrence
Peacey............................. Paul Moriarty

The Voysey Inheritance was adapted for radio and directed by Lu Kemp.

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