The Closed Door

Episodes

SeriesEpisodeTitleFirst
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AR01Wednesday2007102220090531
20111107 (BBC7)
20111108 (BBC7)
20120604 (BBC7)
20120605 (BBC7)

Series of stories by Dorothy Whipple, an often overlooked writer of the interwar years who was described by JB Priestley as 'the Jane Austen of her age'.

A divorced mother prepares for another painful meeting with her estranged children.

Read by Stella Gonet

Series of stories by Dorothy Whipple, an often overlooked writer of the interwar years who was described by JB Priestley as 'the Jane Austen of her age'.

A divorced mother prepares for another painful meeting with her estranged children. Read by Stella Gonet.

Series of stories by Dorothy Whipple, an often overlooked writer of the interwa

AR02Family Crisis2007102320090607
20111108 (BBC7)
20111109 (BBC7)
20120605 (BBC7)
20120606 (BBC7)

The highly respectable Mr Parker loses his composure when his daughter's departure threatens his orderly life.

Read by Neil Dudgeon.

Mr Parker loses his composure when his daughter's departure threatens his orderly life.

Highly respectable Mr Parker loses his composure when his daughter's departure threatens his orderly life.

Highly respectable Mr Parker loses his composure when his daughter's departure threatens his orderly life. Read by Neil Dudgeon.

Highly respectable Mr Parker loses his composure when his dau

AR03The Handbag2007102420090614
20111109 (BBC7)
20111110 (BBC7)
20120606 (BBC7)
20120607 (BBC7)

A councillor's neglected wife lays a trap for her vainglorious husband.

Read by Patience Tomlinson

Patience Tomlinson reads Dorothy Whipple's story.

A councillor's neglected wife lays a trap for her vainglorious husband. Patience Tomlinson reads Dorothy Whipple's story.

AR04Cover2007102520090621
20111110 (BBC7)
20111111 (BBC7)
20120607 (BBC7)
20120608 (BBC7)

Series of stories by Dorothy Whipple, an often overlooked writer of the interwar years who was described by JB Priestley as 'the Jane Austen of her age'.

A young wife is unable to free herself from the guilt of her scandalous past.

Read by Stella Gonet

Stella Gonet reads Dorothy Whipple's story.

A young wife is unable to free herself from the guilt of her scandalous past. Stella Gonet reads Dorothy Whipple's story.

AR05 LASTSummer Holiday2007102620090628
20111111 (BBC7)
20111112 (BBC7)
20120608 (BBC7)
20120609 (BBC7)

Series of stories by Dorothy Whipple, an often neglected writer of the interwar years who was described by JB Priestley as 'the Jane Austen of her age'.

A child's innocent remark has devastating consequences for a favourite nursemaid.

Read by Patience Tomlinson

A child's innocent remark has devastating consequences for a nursemaid.

Patience Tomlinson reads Dorothy Whipple's story.

A child's innocent remark has devastating consequences for a nursemaid. Patience Tomlinson reads Dorothy Whipple's story.