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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.

1 hour, 50 minutes

Last on

Sun 17 Jul 2016 21:40

Credits

Role Contributor
Writer Terence Rattigan
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
Director David Timson

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