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The White Man's Burden

A radio adaptation of Paul Theroux's stage play about the young Rudyard Kipling's humiliating final months as an American resident. The great English writer plans to settle in Vermont with his American wife, but a clash with his brother-in-law results in death threats, a court case and public scandal. Will Kipling manage to keep his head when all about are losing theirs?

Written by Paul Theroux
Adapted and directed by Emma Harding.

Release date:

58 minutes

Last on

Fri 10 Aug 2012 21:00


Role Contributor
Rudyard KiplingNicholas Boulton
Carrie KiplingTeresa Gallagher
Conland/ Judge NewtonPeter Marinker
DirectorEmma Harding