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Episode 12

Margaret Atwood’s eagerly-awaited sequel to her dystopian masterpiece, The Handmaid’s Tale. Now shortlisted for the Booker Prize.

Margaret Atwood's powerful and long-awaited sequel to The Handmaid's Tale.

In The Testaments, set fifteen years after the events of Atwood’s dystopian masterpiece, the testimonies of three women bring the story to a dramatic conclusion.

Today: Agnes, now known as Aunt Victoria, is given access to some of darkest secrets of Gilead. Meanwhile, Aunt Lydia wavers over whether or not go ahead with her risky plan...

Writer: Margaret Atwood
Readers: Katherine Press, Sara Kestelman
Abridger: Katrin Williams
Producer: Justine Willett

14 minutes

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Tue 1 Oct 2019 22:45

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The Handmaid’s Tale Quiz

The Handmaid’s Tale Quiz

Twenty questions to test your knowledge of Margaret Atwood's The Handmaid's Tale.