Cold Comfort Farm [Reading]

Sophie Thompson reads five extracts from Stella Gibbons's hilarious classic, which describes Flora Poste's attempts to civilise her rural relatives the Starkadders.

Episodes

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01A Curse2001123120040322 (BBC7)
20040323 (BBC7)
20041206 (BBC7)
20041207 (BBC7)
20060102 (BBC7)
20060103 (BBC7)

Graceless, Feckless, Aimless and Pointless are cattle who feature in Stella Gibbons' humorous classic novel set on a farm.

Graceless, Feckless, Aimless and Pointless are cattle who feature in Stella Gibbons' humorous classic novel set on a farm.

02The Cousins2002010120040323 (BBC7)
20040324 (BBC7)
20060103 (BBC7)
20060104 (BBC7)

Flora has arrived at Cold Comfort Farm where she meets a sullen Cousin Judith.

03Something Nasty In The Woodshed2002010220040324 (BBC7)
20040325 (BBC7)
20041208 (BBC7)
20041209 (BBC7)
20060104 (BBC7)
20060105 (BBC7)

Flora continues to try to bring changes to the farm.

Cousin Elfine has set her sights on the local Squire.

Flora continues her attempts to bring changes to the farm.

Cousin Elfine has set her sights on the local Squire, Richard.

04Elfine Transformed2002010320040325 (BBC7)
20040326 (BBC7)
20041209 (BBC7)
20041210 (BBC7)
20060105 (BBC7)
20060106 (BBC7)

Flora plans to transform Elfine and takes her up to LONDON.

Sophie Thomson reads from Stella Gibbons' comic novel.

05 LASTFlora Triumphs2002010420040326 (BBC7)
20040327 (BBC7)
20041210 (BBC7)
20041211 (BBC7)
20060106 (BBC7)
20060107 (BBC7)

Flora receives a visit from two men, one of whom is looking for a new Gary Cooper.

Planning once again, Flora has Seth in mind.

Flora receives a visit from 2 men, one of whom is looking for a new Gary Cooper.

OMNI01Omnibus 01-0520060108 (BBC7)
20060109 (BBC7)

Sophie Thompson reads Stella Gibbon's humorous novel about the lives of the inhabitants of Cold Comfort Farm.