The Deep Blue Sea
A new adaptation of Terence Rattigan's celebrated play. It is post-war Britain around 1950 and Hester Collyer has left her husband, an eminent judge, to be with an ex-RAF pilot.
Terence Rattigan's celebrated 1952 play. It is post-war Britain and Hester Collyer has left her husband, an eminent judge, to be with Freddy, an ex-RAF pilot with no prospects. The passion she feels for this younger man is not returned by him, and the play opens as Hester, in a state of despair, has attempted suicide.
Directed by David Timson
A Ukemi production for BBC Radio 3
First broadcast 01/02/2009.
|Mrs Elton||Auriol Smith|
|Philip Welch||Joseph Kloska|
|Ann Welch||Joannah Tinsey|
|Hester Collyer||Carolyn Pickles|
|Mr Miller||Hugh Ross|
|William Collyer||Anton Lesser|
|Freddie Page||Tom Mison|
|Jackie Jackson||Adrian Grove|