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The Ramsays are holidaying on the Isle of Skye. Young James is determined to get to the lighthouse. Stars Lyndsey Marshal.

Just before the First World War, Mr and Mrs Ramsay, their eight children and an array of guests are on the Isle of Skye for the summer.

Despite Mr Ramsay's prediction of bad weather, Young James is determined to get to the Lighthouse.

Virginia Woolf's landmark modernist novel based on her own early experiences - first published in 1927.

Intensely personal and profoundly universal; a moving portrait of family life that captures the transience of human experience.

Dramatised in five parts by Linda Marshall Griffiths.

Lily ..... Lyndsey Marshal
Mrs Ramsay ..... Charlotte Emmerson
James ..... Alex Starke
Mr Ramsay ..... John Lynch
Mr Tansley ..... Matthew McNulty
Prue ..... Verity-May Henry

Director: Nadia Molinari

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in August 2014.

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15 minutes

Last on

Tue 5 Jul 2022 02:15

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Credits

Role Contributor
Lily Lyndsey Marshal
Mrs Ramsay Charlotte Emmerson
James Alex Starke
Mr Ramsay John Lynch
Mr Tansley Matthew McNulty
Prue Verity-May Henry
Director Nadia Molinari
Adaptor Linda Marshall Griffiths
Author Virginia Woolf

Broadcasts

  • Mon 11 Aug 2014 10:45
  • Mon 11 Aug 2014 19:45
  • Mon 4 Jul 2022 14:15
  • Tue 5 Jul 2022 02:15