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Episode 2

Will the young, widowed and pretty Viola Wither escape her stifling in-laws? Comedy of manners starring Victoria Hamilton.

The young, widowed and pretty Viola Wither finally has the chance to escape her stifling in-laws in Essex. Whilst they are spending a month in the Lakes, she and her sister-in-law Tina escape to Stanton on Sea.

Viola is still pining for the dashing Victor Spring - who has kissed her - and Tina for the beautiful chauffeur, Saxon - likewise. But is it all hopeless?

Stella Gibbons’ sparkling pre-war comedy of manners dramatised in two-parts by Christopher William Hill.

Starring Victoria Hamilton as Tina, Dinah Stabb as Mother, Paul Moriarty as Father, Francine Chamberlain as Viola Simon Bubb as Victor, dam Billington as Saxon, Adjoa Andoh as Edna, Alex Rivers as Hetty, Joan Walker as Phyllis, Ian Masters as Spurrey, James Lailey as Uncle Frank, Gerald McDermott as Mr Brodhurst.

Director: Marion Nancarrow

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 2011.

1 hour

Last on

Thu 17 Jan 2019 03:00

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