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01He Was Going Mad20140512

Hayley Atwell reads Sadie Jones' acclaimed new novel set during the birth of radical theatre in 1970s London; a world in which the four central characters swirl, ambitious, eager yet all facing their own demons.

Luke aspires to be a playwright and, after meeting would-be producer Paul and the feisty Leigh, the three end up flatmates in London. There, they plan to revolutionise the face of theatre, but when they encounter Nina, a damaged young actress, emotions get in the way.

Today: From different ends of the country, Luke and Nina are both looking for a way out.

Reader: Hayley Atwell is an acclaimed stage and screen actor, who has been nominated for Olivier Awards for her roles in A View from the Bridge, and most recently for Pride at the Trafalgar Studios in London. Her screen roles include Cassandra's Dream, The Duchess, Captain America: The First Avenger and The Pillars of the Earth.

Producer: Justine Willett

Abridger: Sally Marmion

Written by Sadie Jones' whose debut, The Outcast, the story of a broken young man set in the repressed 50s, won a Costa Book Award and was shortlisted for the Orange Prize in 2008. This is her fourth novel.

01He Was Going Mad20140512

Hayley Atwell reads Sadie Jones' acclaimed new novel set during the birth of radical theatre in 1970s London; a world in which the four central characters swirl, ambitious, eager yet all facing their own demons.

Luke aspires to be a playwright and, after meeting would-be producer Paul and the feisty Leigh, the three end up flatmates in London. There, they plan to revolutionise the face of theatre, but when they encounter Nina, a damaged young actress, emotions get in the way.

Today: From different ends of the country, Luke and Nina are both looking for a way out.

Reader: Hayley Atwell is an acclaimed stage and screen actor, who has been nominated for Olivier Awards for her roles in A View from the Bridge, and most recently for Pride at the Trafalgar Studios in London. Her screen roles include Cassandra's Dream, The Duchess, Captain America: The First Avenger and The Pillars of the Earth.

Producer: Justine Willett

Abridger: Sally Marmion

Written by Sadie Jones' whose debut, The Outcast, the story of a broken young man set in the repressed 50s, won a Costa Book Award and was shortlisted for the Orange Prize in 2008. This is her fourth novel.

02A Flashbulb Moment Of A Meeting20140513

Hayley Atwell reads acclaimed author Sadie Jones' new novel, set during the birth of radical theatre in 1970s London; a world in which the four central characters swirl, ambitious, eager yet all facing their own demons.

Luke aspires to be a playwright and, after meeting would-be producer Paul and the feisty Leigh, the three end up flatmates in London. There, they plan to revolutionise the face of theatre, but when they encounter Nina, a damaged young actress, emotions get in the way.

Today: A flashbulb moment of a meeting in a Northern town, and Luke knows he must leave.

Reader: Hayley Atwell

Producer: Justine Willett

Written by Sadie Jones' whose debut, The Outcast, the story of a broken young man set in the repressed 50s, won a Costa Book Award and was shortlisted for the Orange Prize in 2008. This is her fourth novel.

02A Flashbulb Moment Of A Meeting20140513

Hayley Atwell reads acclaimed author Sadie Jones' new novel, set during the birth of radical theatre in 1970s London; a world in which the four central characters swirl, ambitious, eager yet all facing their own demons.

Luke aspires to be a playwright and, after meeting would-be producer Paul and the feisty Leigh, the three end up flatmates in London. There, they plan to revolutionise the face of theatre, but when they encounter Nina, a damaged young actress, emotions get in the way.

Today: A flashbulb moment of a meeting in a Northern town, and Luke knows he must leave.

Reader: Hayley Atwell

Producer: Justine Willett

Written by Sadie Jones' whose debut, The Outcast, the story of a broken young man set in the repressed 50s, won a Costa Book Award and was shortlisted for the Orange Prize in 2008. This is her fourth novel.

03Don't Chat Up The Stage Management20140514

Hayley Atwell reads acclaimed author Sadie Jones' new novel, set during the birth of radical theatre in 1970s London; a world in which the four central characters swirl, ambitious, eager yet all facing their own demons.

Luke aspires to be a playwright and, after meeting would-be producer Paul and the feisty Leigh, the three end up flatmates in London. There, they plan to revolutionise the face of theatre , but when they encounter Nina, a damaged young actress, emotions get in the way.

Today: In a room above a pub, Paul, Luke and Leigh form Graft.

Read by Hayley Atwell

Written by Sadie Jones

Produced by Justine Willett

Abridger: Sally Marmion.

03Don't Chat Up The Stage Management20140514

Hayley Atwell reads acclaimed author Sadie Jones' new novel, set during the birth of radical theatre in 1970s London; a world in which the four central characters swirl, ambitious, eager yet all facing their own demons.

Luke aspires to be a playwright and, after meeting would-be producer Paul and the feisty Leigh, the three end up flatmates in London. There, they plan to revolutionise the face of theatre , but when they encounter Nina, a damaged young actress, emotions get in the way.

Today: In a room above a pub, Paul, Luke and Leigh form Graft.

Read by Hayley Atwell

Written by Sadie Jones

Produced by Justine Willett

Abridger: Sally Marmion.

04Say Yes20140515

Hayley Atwell reads Sadie Jones' acclaimed new novel set during the birth of radical theatre in 1970s London; a world in which the four central characters swirl, ambitious, eager yet all facing their own demons.

Luke aspires to be a playwright and, after meeting would-be producer Paul and the feisty Leigh, the three end up flatmates in London. There, they plan to revolutionise the face of theatre, but when they encounter Nina, a damaged young actress, emotions get in the way.

Today: the easy relationship between Paul, Luke and Leigh is threatened when the young actress Nina enters their lives again.

Reader: Hayley Atwell

Producer: Justine Willett

Abridger: Sally Marmion

Written by Sadie Jones' whose debut, The Outcast, the story of a broken young man set in the repressed 50s, won a Costa Book Award and was shortlisted for the Orange Prize in 2008. This is her fourth novel.

04Say Yes20140515

Hayley Atwell reads Sadie Jones' acclaimed new novel set during the birth of radical theatre in 1970s London; a world in which the four central characters swirl, ambitious, eager yet all facing their own demons.

Luke aspires to be a playwright and, after meeting would-be producer Paul and the feisty Leigh, the three end up flatmates in London. There, they plan to revolutionise the face of theatre, but when they encounter Nina, a damaged young actress, emotions get in the way.

Today: the easy relationship between Paul, Luke and Leigh is threatened when the young actress Nina enters their lives again.

Reader: Hayley Atwell

Producer: Justine Willett

Abridger: Sally Marmion

Written by Sadie Jones' whose debut, The Outcast, the story of a broken young man set in the repressed 50s, won a Costa Book Award and was shortlisted for the Orange Prize in 2008. This is her fourth novel.

05Cleopatra's Cheekbones20140516

Hayley Atwell reads Sadie Jones' acclaimed new novel set during the birth of radical theatre in 1970s London; a world in which the four central characters swirl, ambitious, eager yet all facing their own demons.

Luke aspires to be a playwright and, after meeting would-be producer Paul and the feisty Leigh, the three end up flatmates in London. There, they plan to revolutionise the face of theatre, but when they encounter Nina, a damaged young actress, emotions get in the way.

Today: After the closure of their theatre company, Graft, Luke finally finds the courage to show Paul his first play. Meanwhile, Nina begins a rather unconventional married life with Tony.

Reader: Hayley Atwell

Producer: Justine Willett

Abridger: Sally Marmion

Written by Sadie Jones' whose debut, The Outcast, the story of a broken young man set in the repressed 50s, won a Costa Book Award and was shortlisted for the Orange Prize in 2008. This is her fourth novel.

05Cleopatra's Cheekbones20140516

Hayley Atwell reads Sadie Jones' acclaimed new novel set during the birth of radical theatre in 1970s London; a world in which the four central characters swirl, ambitious, eager yet all facing their own demons.

Luke aspires to be a playwright and, after meeting would-be producer Paul and the feisty Leigh, the three end up flatmates in London. There, they plan to revolutionise the face of theatre, but when they encounter Nina, a damaged young actress, emotions get in the way.

Today: After the closure of their theatre company, Graft, Luke finally finds the courage to show Paul his first play. Meanwhile, Nina begins a rather unconventional married life with Tony.

Reader: Hayley Atwell

Producer: Justine Willett

Abridger: Sally Marmion

Written by Sadie Jones' whose debut, The Outcast, the story of a broken young man set in the repressed 50s, won a Costa Book Award and was shortlisted for the Orange Prize in 2008. This is her fourth novel.

06Who Would Not Free A Caged Creature?20140519

Hayley Atwell reads Sadie Jones' acclaimed new novel set during the birth of radical theatre in 1970s London; a world in which the four central characters swirl, ambitious, eager yet all facing their own demons.

Today: there's interest in Luke's play Paper Pieces, but his only interest is Nina.

Reader: Hayley Atwell is an acclaimed stage and screen actor, who has been nominated for Olivier Awards for her roles in A View from the Bridge, and most recently for Pride at the Trafalgar Studios in London. Her screen roles include Cassandra's Dream, The Duchess, Captain America: The First Avenger and The Pillars of the Earth.

Producer: Justine Willett

Abridger: Sally Marmion

Written by Sadie Jones' whose debut, The Outcast, the story of a broken young man set in the repressed 50s, won a Costa Book Award and was shortlisted for the Orange Prize in 2008. This is her fourth novel.

06Who Would Not Free A Caged Creature?20140519

Hayley Atwell reads Sadie Jones' acclaimed new novel set during the birth of radical theatre in 1970s London; a world in which the four central characters swirl, ambitious, eager yet all facing their own demons.

Today: there's interest in Luke's play Paper Pieces, but his only interest is Nina.

Reader: Hayley Atwell is an acclaimed stage and screen actor, who has been nominated for Olivier Awards for her roles in A View from the Bridge, and most recently for Pride at the Trafalgar Studios in London. Her screen roles include Cassandra's Dream, The Duchess, Captain America: The First Avenger and The Pillars of the Earth.

Producer: Justine Willett

Abridger: Sally Marmion

Written by Sadie Jones' whose debut, The Outcast, the story of a broken young man set in the repressed 50s, won a Costa Book Award and was shortlisted for the Orange Prize in 2008. This is her fourth novel.

0720140520

Hayley Atwell reads Sadie Jones' acclaimed new novel set during the birth of radical theatre in 1970s London; a world in which the four central characters swirl, ambitious, eager yet all facing their own demons.

Today: While Luke's play finally opens in Oxford, Nina finds herself entering into a rather unholy arrangement with Tony.

Reader: Hayley Atwell

Producer: Justine Willett

Abridger: Sally Marmion

Written by Sadie Jones' whose debut, The Outcast, the story of a broken young man set in the repressed 50s, won a Costa Book Award and was shortlisted for the Orange Prize in 2008. This is her fourth novel.

0720140520

Hayley Atwell reads Sadie Jones' acclaimed new novel set during the birth of radical theatre in 1970s London; a world in which the four central characters swirl, ambitious, eager yet all facing their own demons.

Today: While Luke's play finally opens in Oxford, Nina finds herself entering into a rather unholy arrangement with Tony.

Reader: Hayley Atwell

Producer: Justine Willett

Abridger: Sally Marmion

Written by Sadie Jones' whose debut, The Outcast, the story of a broken young man set in the repressed 50s, won a Costa Book Award and was shortlisted for the Orange Prize in 2008. This is her fourth novel.

08She Does Hurt Me20140521

Hayley Atwell reads Sadie Jones' acclaimed new novel set during the birth of radical theatre in 1970s London; a world in which the four central characters swirl, ambitious, eager yet all facing the demons of their pasts.

Today: while Luke's success as a playwright grows, he struggles with having to share Nina with her husband.

08She Does Hurt Me20140521

Hayley Atwell reads Sadie Jones' acclaimed new novel set during the birth of radical theatre in 1970s London; a world in which the four central characters swirl, ambitious, eager yet all facing the demons of their pasts.

Today: while Luke's success as a playwright grows, he struggles with having to share Nina with her husband.

09Is There Anything I Can Do To Change Your Mind?20140522

Hayley Atwell reads Sadie Jones' acclaimed new novel set during the birth of radical theatre in 1970s London; a world in which the four central characters swirl, ambitious, eager yet all facing their own demons.

Today: As interest gathers for his next play, Luke makes the ultimate sacrifice.

09Is There Anything I Can Do To Change Your Mind?20140522

Hayley Atwell reads Sadie Jones' acclaimed new novel set during the birth of radical theatre in 1970s London; a world in which the four central characters swirl, ambitious, eager yet all facing their own demons.

Today: As interest gathers for his next play, Luke makes the ultimate sacrifice.

10 LASTI Had No Idea What To Do With You20140523

Hayley Atwell reads Sadie Jones' acclaimed new novel set during the birth of radical theatre in 1970s London; a world in which the four central characters swirl, ambitious, eager yet all facing their own demons.

Today: Nina finds the courage not to be saved - and Luke and Leigh find an ending in New York.

10 LASTI Had No Idea What To Do With You20140523

Hayley Atwell reads Sadie Jones' acclaimed new novel set during the birth of radical theatre in 1970s London; a world in which the four central characters swirl, ambitious, eager yet all facing their own demons.

Today: Nina finds the courage not to be saved - and Luke and Leigh find an ending in New York.