When Alfred's condition worsens, Enid is forced to move him into the Deep Mire Residential Home, an event that coincides with life changes for all members of the Lambert family.
Dramatisation of Jonathan Franzen's darkly comic 2001 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.
Episode 15: Corrections - When Alfred's condition worsens, Enid is forced to move him into the Deep Mire Residential Home - an event that coincides with life changes for all members of the Lambert family.
Directed by Emma Harding
The Corrections was awarded the National Book Award in 2001, the James Tait Black Memorial Prize in 2002. It 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).
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) and the stage version of When Harry Met Sally (Theatre Royal Haymarket).
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|Enid Lambert||Maggie Steed|
|Alfred Lambert||Colin Stinton|
|Gary Lambert||Richard Laing|
|Chip Lambert||Julian Rhind-Tutt|
|Denise Lambert||Roslyn Hill|
|Don Armour||Shaun Mason|
|Brian Callahan||Ian Conningham|
|Robin Passafaro||Kelly Burke|
|Mrs Nygren||Hannah Genesius|
|Sylvia Roth||Elaine Claxton|
|Ted Roth||David Acton|
|Gitanas Misevicius||Sam Dale|
|Caroline Lambert||Jane Slavin|
|Caleb Lambert||Adam Thomas Wright|
|Jonah Lambert||Sean McCrystal|