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Arriving in New York for a visit, Chip's father appears to be in a bad way. But Chip has his own troubles. With Richard Schiff, Colin Stinton, Julian Rhind-Tutt, Maggie Steed.

First ever dramatisation of Jonathan Franzen's exuberant novel about the tribulations of a dysfunctional Midwestern family, starring Richard Schiff (The West Wing), Maggie Steed, Colin Stinton and Julian Rhind-Tutt. Dramatised by Marcy Kahan.

Cast:

Narrator.....Richard Schiff
Enid Lambert.....Maggie Steed
Alfred Lambert.....Colin Stinton
Gary Lambert.....Richard Laing
Chip Lambert.....Julian Rhind-Tutt
Denise Lambert.....Roslyn Hill
Julia Vrais.....Kelly Burke
Eden Procuro.....Elaine Claxton
Gitanas Misevicius.....Sam Dale
Melissa Paquette.....Bettrys Jones
Caroline Lambert.....Jane Slavin
Caleb Lambert.....Adam Thomas Wright
Jonah Lambert.....Sean McCrystal

Directed by Emma Harding

The Corrections is an acclaimed 2001 novel by American author Jonathan Franzen. It was awarded the National Book Award in 2001, the James Tait Black Memorial Prize in 2002, and was a finalist for the 2002 Pulitzer Prize. In 2005, The Corrections was included in TIME magazine's list of the 100 best English-language novels since 1923.

Jonathan Franzen is the author of four novels (Freedom, The Corrections, Strong Motion, and The Twenty-Seventh City), two collections of essays (Farther Away, How to Be Alone), a personal history (The Discomfort Zone), and a translation of Frank Wedekind's Spring Awakening. He lives in New York City and Santa Cruz, California

Marcy Kahan is a playwright and radio dramatist. Recent radio work includes two series of Lunch for BBC Radio 4 (starring Claire Skinner and Stephen Mangan) and Mr Bridger's Orphan. Theatre work includes 20 Cigarettes (Soho Theatre), the stage version of When Harry Met Sally (Theatre Royal Haymarket) and Goldberg Variations (Miranda Theatre, New York)'.

1 hour, 15 minutes

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Sun 11 Jan 2015 02:00

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