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Food. A story of love and betrayal dramatised by Oliver Emanuel from the works of literature’s greatest whistleblower.

Blood Sex and Money, an epic 24 hours of drama inspired by the works of literature’s greatest whistleblower, Emile Zola.

Season 1. Blood. Episode 3. Food.

Lisa Macquart’s brother-in-law turns up on her doorstep and her entire future seems threatened.

A story of love, jealousy and betrayal dramatised by Oliver Emanuel.

Glenda Jackson stars as Dide, 104 years old, the matriarch to a family of wolves – the Rougon-Macquarts.

Cast:

Dide ..… Glenda Jackson
Lisa ….. Jodie McNee
Florent ..… James Anthony Pearson
Old Man / Revolutionary ..… Jonathan Keeble
Quenu ….. Graeme Hawley
Pauline ….. Millie Kinsey
Gervaise ….. Julie Hesmondhalgh

Directed by Kirsty Williams

21 days left to listen

44 minutes

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Credits

Role Contributor
Dide Glenda Jackson
Lisa Jodie McNee
Florent James Anthony Pearson
Old Man Jonathan Keeble
Revolutionary Jonathan Keeble
Quenu Graeme Hawley
Pauline Millie Kinsey
Gervaise Julie Hesmondhalgh
Director Kirsty Williams
Author Emile Zola
Adaptor Oliver Emanuel

Broadcasts

Who's Who in Zola: Money

Who's Who in Zola: Money

Meet the actors and their characters in Radio 4's acclaimed cycle of Emile Zola dramas.

Mother Knows Best

Mother Knows Best

A look at some great matriarchs in drama and real life.

Profile: Glenda Jackson

Profile: Glenda Jackson

The actress and former MP features in Radio 4's series on people in the headlines.

Literature's Greatest Whistleblower

Literature's Greatest Whistleblower

Exploring Emile Zola - defender of truth