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Stephen Wyatt - The Shadow of Dorian Gray

4 Extra Debut. After Oscar Wilde's conviction, London is a dangerous place for the man who inspired his novel, Dorian Gray. Stars Blake Ritson.

It's 1895, and Oscar Wilde has just been convicted of gross indecency. London is in a moral panic.

It's a dangerous time to be John Gray, the man rumoured to have inspired Wilde's scandalous novel 'The Picture of Dorian Gray'. Summoned to the Cafe Royal by a mysterious telegram, the whole course of John's life will have changed by the time the evening is over.

Written by Stephen Wyatt.

John Gray ... Blake Ritson
Lord Henry ... Nicholas Farrell
Andre Raffalovich ... Joshua McGuire
Waiter ... Chris Pavlo
The Voice of the Novel ... Mark Edel-Hunt

Director: Abigail le Fleming

Writer Stephen Wyatt has worked widely as a playwright in theatre, radio and TV. In 2008, his play, Memorials to the Missing, won the Tinniswood Award for best original radio script of 2007 as well as Silver in the Best Drama category of the 2008 Sony Radio Academy Awards. In 2012 he won the Tinniswood Award again for his play, Gerontius. He spent two years as Royal Literary Fund Writing Fellow at the University of Sussex and a further year as RLF Writing Fellow on Greenwich University's Maritime campus.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in May 2015.

45 minutes

Last on

Tue 10 Mar 2020 21:15

Credits

Role Contributor
John Gray Blake Ritson
Lord Henry Nicholas Farrell
Andre Raffalovich Joshua McGuire
Waiter Chris Pavlo
The Voice of the Novel Mark Edel-Hunt
Director Abigail le Fleming
Writer Stephen Wyatt

Broadcasts

  • Tue 26 May 2015 14:15
  • Fri 23 Jun 2017 14:15
  • Tue 10 Mar 2020 11:15
  • Tue 10 Mar 2020 21:15

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