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Leonce hopes Edna’s father can stop her unconventional behaviour, but soon notorious Alcee Arobin arrives. Kate Chopin's landmark 1899 novel starring Richard Laing.

by Kate Chopin, dramatised for radio by Janice Okoh

Leonce hopes a visit from her father will stop Edna's unconventional behaviour, but very soon the notorious Alcee Arobin has begun to visit....

Edna Pontellier ..... Pippa Bennett-Warner
Leonce Pontellier ..... Guy Paul
Celestine ..... Petra Letang
Alcee Arobin ..... Richard Laing
Adele Ratignolle ..... Sasha Pick
Mlle Reisz ..... Lucy Williams
The Colonel ..... David Cann

Produced and directed by Marion Nancarrow

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Role Contributor
Edna Pontellier Pippa Bennett-Warner
Leonce Pontellier Guy Paul
Celestine Petra Letang
Alcee Arobin Richard Laing
Adele Ratignolle Sasha Pick
Mlle Reisz Lucy Newman-Williams
Colonel David Cann
Director Marion Nancarrow
Producer Marion Nancarrow
Adaptor Janice Okoh
Author Kate Chopin

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