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The Virgin in the Garden and Still Life

Stephanie and Daniel settle into married life while Marcus and Simmonds' experiments become sinister. Stars Rosemary Leach.

The changing patterns of intimacy and family life in England from the ‘50s to the ‘70s told through four A.S. Byatt novels.

The conclusion of 'The Virgin in the Garden' (1978) and start of 'Still Life' (1985).


Older Frederica …. Rosemary Leach
Young Frederica …. Hannah Watkins
Bill .... Geoffrey Whitehead
Stephanie …. Helen Longworth
Alexander …. Adam Kotz
Winifred …. Barbara Flynn
Daniel …. Shaun Dooley
Crowe …. Dudley Sutton
Doctor/Salesman …. Gerard McDermott
Simmonds …. Adam Godley
Marcus …. Carl Prekopp
Jenny …. Hannah Dee
Wilkie …. James Callis
Young Doctor …. Peter Darney
Midwife …. Sandra Clark

Dramatised for radio by John Harvey.

Producer: Mary Peate.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 2002.

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1 hour, 10 minutes