Stephen Wakelam - Death at the Bed End
4 Extra Debut. When a biography of Charlotte Brontë faces a libel threat, a detective visits Yorkshire to discover more. Stars Kenneth Cranham.
Publication of a biography of Charlotte Brontë sparks the threat of libel suit. So a detective heads to Yorkshire to discover more.
Steve Wakelam's drama is based on true events.
Sergeant Jack Down ..... Kenneth Cranham
Patrick Brontë ..... James Greene
Mr Nicholls ..... Stephen Hogan
Harry ..... Declan Wilson
Betty ..... Shirley Dixon
Dr Crosby ..... Geoffrey Whitehead
Martha ..... Helen Longworth
Sugden ..... Steve Hodson
Grundy ..... Philip Fox
Director: Janet Whitaker
First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in December 2004.