Dusty Answer

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0120100830

Judith Earle's childhood memories of the Fyfe family cousins.

Rosamund Lehmann's first novel Dusty Answer records the education of Judith Earle, the only child of an academic father and socialite mother.

Judith grew up in the seclusion of a large riverside house in the Thames Valley.

The house next door is occupied from time to time by the Fyfe family whose children - cousins Charlie, Roddy, Julian and Martin drift in and out of her life.

Part One sees Judith reminiscing about her childhood where the seeds of her strong friendship with the cousins are laid.

Many years have passed and the cousins return in adolescence for an atmospheric day of skating on the pond.

DUSTY ANSWER by Rosamund Lehmann dramatised by Lavinia Greenlaw

Narrator - Julia Hills

Judith - Rosina Carbone

Charlie - Jack Farthing

Martin - Oliver Gomm

Julian - Tom Ferguson

Gardener - Stephen Tomlin

Directed by Susan Roberts

0220100831

An unexpected telegram arrives form Julia's mother in Paris.

Rosamund Lehmann's first novel Dusty Answer records the education of Judith Earle, the only child of an academic father and socialite mother.

Judith grew up in the seclusion of a large riverside house in the Thames Valley.

The house next door is occupied from time to time by the Fyfe family whose children - cousins Charlie, Roddy, Julian and Martin drift in and out of her life.

Part Two.

Judith realises the Fyfe cousins have returned to the house next door during a midnight swim in the river which joins both gardens.

After days spent dancing, playing the piano and getting to know her neighbours again an unexpected telegram arrives form her mother in Paris.

DUSTY ANSWER by Rosamund Lehmann dramatised by Lavinia Greenlaw

Narrator - Julia Hills

Judith - Rosina Carbone

Roddy - Brodie Ross

Martin - Oliver Gomm

Julian - Tom Ferguson

Tony - Jack Farthing

Mamma - Melissa Jane Sinden

Directed by Susan Roberts

0320100901

Judith arrives in Cambridge and can't find her room.

She wonders how she will settle down.

Rosamund Lehmann's first novel Dusty Answer records the education of Judith Earle, the only child of an academic father and socialite mother.

Judith grew up in the seclusion of a large riverside house in the Thames Valley.

The house next door is occupied from time to time by the Fyfe family whose children - cousins Charlie, Roddy, Julian and Martin drift in and out of her life.

Part Three.

She wonders how she will settle down but soon meets fellow student Jennifer who is to become a great friend.

During the winter snow, Roddy comes to visit..

DUSTY ANSWER by Rosamund Lehmann dramatised by Lavinia Greenlaw

Narrator - Julia Hills

Judith - Rosina Carbone

Roddy - Brodie Ross

Martin - Oliver Gomm

Jennifer - Annabel Scholey

Geraldine - Jemima Foxtrot

Directed by Susan Roberts

0420100902

Romance rears its head - but which of the cousins is it to be?

Rosamund Lehmann's first novel Dusty Answer records the education of Judith Earle, the only child of an academic father and socialite mother.

Judith grew up in the seclusion of a large riverside house in the Thames Valley.

The house next door is occupied from time to time by the Fyfe family whose children - cousins Charlie, Roddy, Julian and Martin drift in and out of her life.

Part Four Judith is invited to a picnic with Julian and Martin, and Roddy takes her for a trip in a canoe.

DUSTY ANSWER by Rosamund Lehmann dramatised by Lavinia Greenlaw

Narrator....Julia Hills

Judith....Rosina Carbone

Roddy....Brodie Ross

Martin....Oliver Gomm

Julian....Tom Ferguson

Mamma....Melissa Jane Sinden

Directed by Susan Roberts

05 LAST20100903

Judith meets up with Julian while travelling with her mother in France.

Rosamund Lehmann's first novel Dusty Answer records the education of Judith Earle, the only child of an academic father and socialite mother.

Judith grew up in the seclusion of a large riverside house in the Thames Valley.

The house next door is occupied from time to time by the Fyfe family whose children - cousins Charlie, Roddy, Julian and Martin drift in and out of her life.

Part Five.

Whilst travelling in France with her mother, Judith meets up with Julian.

They enjoy the French heat together until his sudden departure.

Jennifer steps back into her life..

DUSTY ANSWER by Rosamund Lehmann dramatised by Lavinia Greenlaw

Narrator....Julia Hills

Judith....Rosina Carbone

Julian....Tom Ferguson

Jennifer....Annabel Scholey

Mamma....Melissa Jane Sinden

Directed by Susan Roberts