Marriage A La Mode

Mr and Mrs William Hogarth return in another scandalous romp through a famous series of Hogarth paintings, bringing to life the story in - and behind - each canvas.

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20070226

By Jonathan Myerson.

Mr and Mrs William Hogarth return in another scandalous romp through a famous series of Hogarth paintings, bringing to life the story in - and behind - each canvas.

1/5. Plate One - The Marriage Settlement

A marriage made in the Bank of England unites the aristocratic Squanders with the bourgeois Grubpumps, to the disgust of both bride and groom.

William Hogarth....Will Keen

Jane Hogarth....Rebecca Johnson

Charles, Viscount Squanderfield (later Earl Squander)....Stephen Mangan

Emily Grubpump (later Countess Squander)....Anna Madeley

Grubpump....Robin Soans

Sylvester Silvertongue/Sir Andrew....John Dougall

Old Squander/Misaubin....Sam Dale

Mrs Wisebourne....Nichola McAuliffe

Tyers....Anthony Glennon

Clarissa....Poppy Friar

Missus....Rachel Bavidge

Steward....Mark Straker

Simmy....Jasmine Callan

Little William....Jordan Clarke

See the paintings on the Radio 4 website.

20070227

By Jonathan Myerson.

Mr and Mrs William Hogarth return in another scandalous romp through a famous series of Hogarth paintings, bringing to life the story in - and behind - each canvas.

2/5. Plate Two: The Tete-a-Tete

The wealthy newlyweds indulge every desire. If only they desired each other.

William Hogarth....Will Keen

Jane Hogarth....Rebecca Johnson

Charles, Viscount Squanderfield (later Earl Squander)....Stephen Mangan

Emily Grubpump (later Countess Squander)....Anna Madeley

Grubpump....Robin Soans

Sylvester Silvertongue/Sir Andrew....John Dougall

Old Squander/Misaubin....Sam Dale

Mrs Wisebourne....Nichola McAuliffe

Tyers....Anthony Glennon

Clarissa....Poppy Friar

Missus....Rachel Bavidge

Steward....Mark Straker

Simmy....Jasmine Callan

Little William....Jordan Clarke

See the paintings on the Radio 4 website.

20070228

By Jonathan Myerson.

Mr and Mrs William Hogarth return in another scandalous romp through a famous series of Hogarth paintings, bringing to life the story in - and behind - each canvas.

3/5. Plate Three - The Inspection

The gentlemen seek a cure, and the ladies an explanation.

William Hogarth....Will Keen

Jane Hogarth....Rebecca Johnson

Charles, Viscount Squanderfield (later Earl Squander)....Stephen Mangan

Emily Grubpump (later Countess Squander)....Anna Madeley

Grubpump....Robin Soans

Sylvester Silvertongue/Sir Andrew....John Dougall

Old Squander/Misaubin....Sam Dale

Mrs Wisebourne....Nichola McAuliffe

Tyers....Anthony Glennon

Clarissa....Poppy Friar

Missus....Rachel Bavidge

Steward....Mark Straker

Simmy....Jasmine Callan

Little William....Jordan Clarke

See the paintings on the Radio 4 website.

20070301

By Jonathan Myerson.

Mr and Mrs William Hogarth return in another scandalous romp through a famous series of Hogarth paintings, bringing to life the story in - and behind - each canvas.

4/5. Plates Four and Five - From the Toilette to the Bagnio

William follows his wife - and walks into his own story.

William Hogarth....Will Keen

Jane Hogarth....Rebecca Johnson

Charles, Viscount Squanderfield (later Earl Squander)....Stephen Mangan

Emily Grubpump (later Countess Squander)....Anna Madeley

Grubpump....Robin Soans

Sylvester Silvertongue/Sir Andrew....John Dougall

Old Squander/Misaubin....Sam Dale

Mrs Wisebourne....Nichola McAuliffe

Tyers....Anthony Glennon

Clarissa....Poppy Friar

Missus....Rachel Bavidge

Steward....Mark Straker

Simmy....Jasmine Callan

Little William....Jordan Clarke

See the paintings on the Radio 4 website.

20070302

By Jonathan Myerson.

Mr and Mrs William Hogarth return in another scandalous romp through a famous series of Hogarth paintings, bringing to life the story in - and behind - each canvas.

5/5. Plates Five and Six - From the Bagnio to the Lady's Death

Three deaths, one birth and two endings.

William Hogarth....Will Keen

Jane Hogarth....Rebecca Johnson

Charles, Viscount Squanderfield (later Earl Squander)....Stephen Mangan

Emily Grubpump (later Countess Squander)....Anna Madeley

Grubpump....Robin Soans

Sylvester Silvertongue/Sir Andrew....John Dougall

Old Squander/Misaubin....Sam Dale

Mrs Wisebourne....Nichola McAuliffe

Tyers....Anthony Glennon

Clarissa....Poppy Friar

Missus....Rachel Bavidge

Steward....Mark Straker

Simmy....Jasmine Callan

Little William....Jordan Clarke

See the paintings on the Radio 4 website.

01Plate One - The Marriage Settlement20070226

A marriage made in the Bank of England unites the aristocratic Squanders with the bourgeois Grubpumps, to the disgust of both bride and groom.

01Plate One - The Marriage Settlement20070226

A marriage made in the Bank of England unites the aristocratic Squanders with the bourgeois Grubpumps, to the disgust of both bride and groom.

02Plate Two - The Tete-a-tete20070227

The wealthy newlyweds indulge every desire. If only they desired each other.

02Plate Two - The Tete-a-tete20070227

The wealthy newlyweds indulge every desire. If only they desired each other.

03Plate Three - The Inspection20070228

The gentlemen seek a cure, and the ladies an explanation.

03Plate Three - The Inspection20070228

The gentlemen seek a cure, and the ladies an explanation.

04Plates Four And Five - From The Toilette To The Bagnio20070301

William follows his wife - and walks into his own story.

04Plates Four And Five - From The Toilette To The Bagnio20070301

William follows his wife - and walks into his own story.

05 LASTPlates Five And Six - From The Bagnio To The Lady's Death20070302

Three deaths, one birth and two endings.

05 LASTPlates Five And Six - From The Bagnio To The Lady's Death20070302

Three deaths, one birth and two endings.