Vic doesn't see Ingrid for months, until she visits the record shop where he now works.
A Kind of Loving
by Stan Barstow
Dramatised by Diana Griffiths
This iconic 1960 novel is set in Yorkshire.
Vic starts a new job managing the record shop.
Since he no longer sees Ingrid every day at work, things simmer down between them and for months he doesn't see her.
Then one day she walks into the shop.
Vic Brown...Lee Ingleby
Ingrid Rothwell...Rebecca Callard
Mr Van Huyton...
Mrs Brown...Kate Layden
This is the 50th Anniversary of the publication of the book which was first published in July 1960.
A Kind of Loving was made into a film which won the Golden Bear Award at the Berlin Film Festival in 1962 and has since become a classic text in schools and universities in the UK and throughout the world.
It has been translated into many languages.
Willy Russell recently chose the novel as the book which changed his life and attitude when he first read it.
It is often cited out of all the '50's novels 'school' of realism, as 'the most human', and one with 'the most heart'.
There have been many stories around similar themes since AKOL but this novel stands out amongst the rest as a modern classic.
Lee Ingleby playing Vic, credits include for television George Gently Series - all 3 series.
Mole, Wind In The Willows, for film - Jim Anderson Hippie Hippie Shake, theatre includes Katurian in The Pillowman for RNT.
Stan Barstow HAS WRITTEN 11 novels and three books of short stories.
He has also written TV scripts and for the radio and theatre.
Diana Griffiths- dramatised Madame Bovary by Flaubert, L'Assommoir, Germinal by Zola for Radio 4.