The Bell, By Iris Murdoch.

To tie in with this evening's Prom re-creation of a concert programme from 1958, Liz Sutherland reads an extract from Iris Murdoch's famous novel of that year.

It takes up the story, which is set in a lay community near a convent, when Dora and Toby hatch a bizarre plan to replace the newly-arrived bell in order to convince the residents of the existence of miracles.

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To tie in with this evening's Prom re-creation of a concert programme from 1958, Liz Sutherland reads an extract from Iris Murdoch's famous novel of that year.

It takes up the story, which is set in a lay community near a convent, when Dora and Toby hatch a bizarre plan to replace the newly-arrived bell in order to convince the residents of the existence of miracles.

* *20080723

To tie in with this evening's Prom re-creation of a concert programme from 1958, Liz Sutherland reads an extract from Iris Murdoch's famous novel of that year.

It takes up the story, which is set in a lay community near a convent, when Dora and Toby hatch a bizarre plan to replace the newly-arrived bell in order to convince the residents of the existence of miracles.