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Episode 2

Book at Bedtime, The Charioteer Episode 2 of 10

By Mary Renault

After an injury at Dunkirk, Laurie Odell is sent to a veterans' hospital to convalesce. There he befriends Andrew, a conscientious objector serving as an orderly.

But when Ralph, a mentor from his school days, reappears in his life, Laurie is forced to choose between the sweet ideals of innocence and the distinct pleasures of experience.

Episode 2:
Laurie is stuck in a rural veteran's hospital, struggling with bad news about his injury. Then he meets a new orderly - a young conscientious objector called Andrew Raynes.

Read by: Anton Lesser
Abridged by Eileen Horne

Produced by Clive Brill
A Pacificus production for BBC Radio 4.

Release date:

15 minutes

Last on

Tue 26 Nov 2013 22:45


Role Contributor
ReaderAnton Lesser
ProducerClive Brill
AbridgerEileen Horne
AuthorMary Renault

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