A Journal of the Plague Year
Ben Miles stars as the chameleon writer, businessman, debtor and hack, Daniel Defoe. In 1722, Defoe begins his fictional journal of the Great Plague. Dramatised by Michael Butt.
As part of BBC Radio 4's Defoe season, Ben Miles stars as the chameleon writer, businessman, debtor and hack, Daniel Defoe. In 1722, hoping to keep his creditors at bay, Defoe begins his fictional 'journal' of the Great Plague of 1665. But he soon comes to be haunted by the people he is conjuring.
Dramatised by Michael Butt
Directed by Emma Harding.
|Daniel Defoe||Ben Miles|
|Mr Hayward||David Hounslow|
|The Mayor of London||James Lailey|