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Episode 3

Maria Semple's brilliantly comic debut novel about misplaced genius and mother-daughter love, starring Miranda Richardson, Lydia Wilson, Richard Laing and Madeleine Potter.

Bernadette and Elgin have promised their 15 year old daughter, Bee, a family trip to Antarctica, for gaining perfect grades at school. The socially reclusive Bernadette becomes increasingly confessional in her emails to Manjula, her virtual assistant in India.


Bernadette ..... Miranda Richardson
Bee .... Lydia Wilson
Elgin .... Richard Laing
Audrey .... Madeleine Potter
Soo Lin .... Laurel Lefkow
Marcus Strang .... Don Gilet
Ollie-O/ Jacob .... Sam Alexander
Paul Jellinek .... Patrick Brennan
Helen/ Gwen Goodyear .... Susie Riddell
Dr Kurtz .... Christine Absalom

Other parts played by members of the company.

Adapted by Miranda Davies
Produced/ directed by Emma Harding.

Release date:

15 minutes

Last on

Thu 1 Dec 2016 02:30


Role Contributor
BernadetteMiranda Richardson
BeeLydia Wilson
ElginRichard Laing
AudreyMadeleine Potter
Soo LinLaurel Lefkow
Marcus StrangDon Gilet
Ollie-O/JacobSam Alexander
Paul JellinekPatrick Brennan
Helen/Gwen GoodyearSusie Riddell
Dr KurtzChristine Absalom
WriterMaria Semple
AdaptorMiranda Davies
DirectorEmma Harding
ProducerEmma Harding

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