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By Jonathan Holloway. Eric Blair's relationship with the opposite sex could be a distraught one. This drama explores his nine year relationship with his wife, Eileen.

By Jonathan Holloway
The third of four dramas featuring episodes in the life of Eric Blair.

Eric Blair's relationship with the opposite sex could be a distraught one; over the course of his lifetime, he made several awkward marriage proposals to different women. But his relationship with Eileen O'Shaugnessy, whom he married in 1935, had a huge influence both on his life and his writing. This drama explores the nine years of their relationship.

Eric Blair . . . Joseph Millson
Eileen O'Shaugnessy/Blair . . . Lyndsey Marshal
Dorothy . . . Isabella Marshall
Lydia Jackson . . . Vera Filatova
Inspector Summerfield . . . Dick Bradnum
Len . . . Alun Raglan

A BBC/Cymru Wales production, directed by Kate McAll.

44 minutes

Last on

Wed 22 Jan 2020 14:15

Credits

Role Contributor
Eric Blair Joseph Millson
Eileen O'Shaugnessy/Blair Lyndsey Marshal
Len Alun Raglan
Writer Jonathan Holloway
Actor Lyndsey Marshal

Broadcasts

  • Mon 11 Feb 2013 14:15
  • Wed 22 Jan 2020 14:15