Elizabeth Gaskell - Mr Harrison's Confession
A new village surgeon discovers that all of his female patients require a single remedy - marriage to him. Stars Rebecca Front.
A young surgeon arriving at the village of Duncombe discovers that his female patients seem to require a singular remedy.
Starring Marston Bloom as Frank Harrison, Geoffrey Whitehead as Mr Morgan, Alison Pettitt as Sophy Hutton, Sophie Thompson as Mrs Rose and Rebecca Front as Caroline Tompkinson.
Elizabeth Gaskell's 1851 novella - dramatised by Jeremy Front - is notable for being a prequel to her novel Cranford.
Director: Sally Avens
First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 1998.