Maria Semple's brilliantly comic debut novel about misplaced genius and mother-daughter love, starring Miranda Richardson, Lydia Wilson, Richard Laing and Madeleine Potter.
15 year old Bee and her parents are preparing for their imminent family trip to Antarctica, but Elgin is increasingly worried about Bernadette and her run-ins with the other Galer Street mothers.
In today's episode, Elgin is paid a visit by an agent from the FBI, who makes a shocking revelation about Bernadette's life online.
Adapted for radio by Miranda Davies
Produced/Directed by Emma Harding
About the author: Maria Semple has written for television shows including Arrested Development, Mad About You, and Ellen. She lives with her family on an island off Seattle. This is her first novel.
|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|