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Academic research assistant Roland Michell comes across some letters that could change literary history. Adaptation of AS Byatt's novel.

Research assistant Roland Michell comes across letters that could change literary history.

Academic research assistant Roland Michell comes across some letters that could change literary history.

OMNI022011123120120101

Roland retraces the steps of Ash and LaMotte, and the Professor wants the letters.

Roland and Maud retrace the steps of Ash and LaMotte, and the Professor is eager to get his hands on the letters for his collection.

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Roland and Maud find themselves on a ferry bound for Brittany in France.

Roland, risking his future, and Maud, risking friendship and reputation, find themselves on a ferry bound for Brittany in France.

WH0120111219

Research assistant Roland Michell finds some letters that could change literary history.

Roland Michell, an academic research assistant, is completing some work in the London Library, when he comes across two unfinished letters written by the Victorian Poet, Randolph Henry Ash.

These letters have obviously not been found by anyone else and they are not to his wife but to an unknown woman.

Roland, whose entire academic life has been devoted to studying Ash, decides, recklessly to pocket the letters and try to determine exactly who they were written to.

This is the beginning of a quest that will change literary history and with the help of a feminist literary scholar Maud Bailey, they are determined to find out the truth behind these letters.

Certain other characters hear about the letters and are eager to get their hands on them for their own financial gain and will do so, by any means necessary, and so the chase begins.

Written by A S Byatt.

Dramatised by Timberlake Wertenbaker

Cast:

Maud - Jemma Redgrave

Roland - Harry Hadden-Paton

Ash - James d'arcy

Lamotte - Rachael Stirling

Blackadder - Bill Paterson

Cropper - Matthew Marsh

George - Kenneth Cranham

Joan - Joanna David

Beatrice Nest - Stella Gonet

Euan - Nicholas Boulton

Fergus - Jonjo O'Neil

Hildebrand - Robert Portal

Val - Laura Pyper

Leonora - Lorelei King

Raoul/Toby Byng - Sam Dale

Mrs Wapshott/Mrs Cammish/Mrs lees - Jane Whittenshaw

Beth/PA/Mrs Judge/Librarian - Rachel Atkins

Girl - Sylvie Goodwin

Director: Celia de Wolff

A Pier production for BBC Radio 4.

WH0220111220

Roland asks Maud Bailey for help in his quest to unravel the mystery behind the letters.

Roland Michell, an academic research assistant, is completing some work in the London Library, when he comes across two unfinished letters written by the Victorian Poet, Randolph Henry Ash.

Theses letters have obviously not been found by anyone else and they are not to his wife but to an unknown woman.

Roland, whose entire academic life has been devoted to studying Ash, decides, recklessly to pocket the letters and try to determine exactly who they were written to.

This is the beginning of a quest that will change literary history and with the help of a feminist literary scholar Maud Bailey, they are determined to find out the truth behind these letters.

Certain other characters hear about the letters and are eager to get their hands on them for their own financial gain and will do so, by any means necessary, and so the chase begins.

Written by A S Byatt.

Dramatised by Timberlake Wertenbaker

Cast:

Maud - Jemma Redgrave

Roland - Harry Hadden-Paton

Ash - James d'arcy

Lamotte - Rachael Stirling

Blackadder - Bill Paterson

Cropper - Matthew Marsh

George - Kenneth Cranham

Joan - Joanna David

Beatrice Nest - Stella Gonet

Euan - Nicholas Boulton

Fergus - Jonjo O'Neil

Hildebrand - Robert Portal

Val - Laura Pyper

Leonora - Lorelei King

Raoul/Toby Byng - Sam Dale

Mrs Wapshott/Mrs Cammish/Mrs lees - Jane Whittenshaw

Beth/PA/Mrs Judge/Librarian - Rachel Atkins

Girl - Sylvie Goodwin

Director: Celia de Wolff

A Pier production for BBC Radio 4.

WH0320111221

Roland and Maud discover yet more letters.

Roland Michell, an academic research assistant, is completing some work in the London Library, when he comes across two unfinished letters written by the Victorian Poet, Randolph Henry Ash.

Theses letters have obviously not been found by anyone else and they are not to his wife but to an unknown woman.

Roland, whose entire academic life has been devoted to studying Ash, decides, recklessly to pocket the letters and try to determine exactly who they were written to.

This is the beginning of a quest that will change literary history and with the help of a feminist literary scholar Maud Bailey, they are determined to find out the truth behind these letters.

Certain other characters hear about the letters and are eager to get their hands on them for their own financial gain and will do so, by any means necessary, and so the chase begins.

Roland and Maud find themselves in the house where poet Christabel LaMotte spent the last few years of her life and more letters are discovered.

Written by A S Byatt.

Dramatised by Timberlake Wertenbaker

Cast:

Maud - Jemma Redgrave

Roland - Harry Hadden-Paton

Ash - James d'arcy

Lamotte - Rachael Stirling

Blackadder - Bill Paterson

Cropper - Matthew Marsh

George - Kenneth Cranham

Joan - Joanna David

Beatrice Nest - Stella Gonet

Euan - Nicholas Boulton

Fergus - Jonjo O'Neil

Hildebrand - Robert Portal

Val - Laura Pyper

Leonora - Lorelei King

Raoul/Toby Byng - Sam Dale

Mrs Wapshott/Mrs Cammish/Mrs lees - Jane Whittenshaw

Beth/PA/Mrs Judge/Librarian - Rachel Atkins

Girl - Sylvie Goodwin

Director: Celia de Wolff

A Pier production for BBC Radio 4.

WH0420111222

Mortimer Cropper, a collector of Ash memorabilia from Harmony City, New Mexico, is in town

Roland Michell, an academic research assistant, is completing some work in the London Library, when he comes across two unfinished letters written by the Victorian Poet, Randolph Henry Ash.

Theses letters have obviously not been found by anyone else and they are not to his wife but to an unknown woman.

Roland, whose entire academic life has been devoted to studying Ash, decides, recklessly to pocket the letters and try to determine exactly who they were written to.

This is the beginning of a quest that will change literary history and with the help of a feminist literary scholar Maud Bailey, they are determined to find out the truth behind these letters.

Certain other characters hear about the letters and are eager to get their hands on them for their own financial gain and will do so, by any means necessary, and so the chase begins.

Will Roland manage to keep his secret away from Cropper's clutches.

Written by A S Byatt.

Dramatised by Timberlake Wertenbaker

Cast:

Maud - Jemma Redgrave

Roland - Harry Hadden-Paton

Ash - James d'arcy

Lamotte - Rachael Stirling

Blackadder - Bill Paterson

Cropper - Matthew Marsh

George - Kenneth Cranham

Joan - Joanna David

Beatrice Nest - Stella Gonet

Euan - Nicholas Boulton

Fergus - Jonjo O'Neil

Hildebrand - Robert Portal

Val - Laura Pyper

Leonora - Lorelei King

Raoul/Toby Byng - Sam Dale

Mrs Wapshott/Mrs Cammish/Mrs lees - Jane Whittenshaw

Beth/PA/Mrs Judge/Librarian - Rachel Atkins

Girl - Sylvie Goodwin

Director: Celia de Wolff

A Pier production for BBC Radio 4.

WH0520111223

Roland and Maud have opened a Pandora's Box, and the chase is on to unravel the mystery.

Roland Michell, an academic research assistant, is completing some work in the London Library, when he comes across two unfinished letters written by the Victorian Poet, Randolph Henry Ash.

Theses letters have obviously not been found by anyone else and they are not to his wife but to an unknown woman.

Roland, whose entire academic life has been devoted to studying Ash, decides, recklessly to pocket the letters and try to determine exactly who they were written to.

This is the beginning of a quest that will change literary history and with the help of a feminist literary scholar Maud Bailey, they are determined to find out the truth behind these letters.

Certain other characters hear about the letters and are eager to get their hands on them for their own financial gain and will do so, by any means necessary, and so the chase begins.

Roland and Maud have opened a Pandora's Box and the chase is on to find the evidence that will back up their theory and unravel the mystery.

Written by A S Byatt.

Dramatised by Timberlake Wertenbaker

Cast:

Maud - Jemma Redgrave

Roland - Harry Hadden-Paton

Ash - James d'arcy

Lamotte - Rachael Stirling

Blackadder - Bill Paterson

Cropper - Matthew Marsh

George - Kenneth Cranham

Joan - Joanna David

Beatrice Nest - Stella Gonet

Euan - Nicholas Boulton

Fergus - Jonjo O'Neil

Hildebrand - Robert Portal

Val - Laura Pyper

Leonora - Lorelei King

Raoul/Toby Byng - Sam Dale

Mrs Wapshott/Mrs Cammish/Mrs lees - Jane Whittenshaw

Beth/PA/Mrs Judge/Librarian - Rachel Atkins

Girl - Sylvie Goodwin

Director: Celia de Wolff

A Pier production for BBC Radio 4.

WH0620111226

Roland and Maud retrace the steps of Ash and LaMotte and Professor hears of the letters.

Roland Michell, an academic research assistant, is completing some work in the London Library, when he comes across two unfinished letters written by the Victorian Poet, Randolph Henry Ash. Theses letters have obviously not been found by anyone else and they are not to his wife but to an unknown woman. Roland, whose entire academic life has been devoted to studying Ash, decides, recklessly to pocket the letters and try to determine exactly who they were written to.

This is the beginning of a quest that will change literary history and with the help of a feminist literary scholar Maud Bailey, they are determined to find out the truth behind these letters. Certain other characters hear about the letters and are eager to get their hands on them for their own financial gain and will do so, by any means necessary, and so the chase begins.

Roland and Maud retrace the steps of Ash and LaMotte and Professor gets wind of the letters and is eager to get his hands on them for his collection.

Written by A S Byatt. Dramatised by Timberlake Wertenbaker

Cast:

Maud....Jemma Redgrave

Roland....Harry Hadden-Paton

Ash....James d'arcy

Lamotte....Rachael Stirling

Blackadder....Bill Paterson

Cropper....Matthew Marsh

George....Kenneth Cranham

Joan....Joanna David

Beatrice Nest....Stella Gonet

Euan....Nicholas Boulton

Fergus....Jonjo O'Neil

Hildebrand....Robert Portal

Val....Laura Pyper

Leonora.... Lorelei King

Raoul/Toby Byng.... Sam Dale

Mrs Wapshott/Mrs Cammish/Mrs lees....Jane Whittenshaw

Beth/PA/Mrs Judge/Librarian....Rachel Atkins

Girl....Sylvie Goodwin

Director: Celia de Wolff

A Pier production for BBC Radio 4.

WH0720111227

Roland and Maud are in a seaside hotel in Whitby in hope of getting closer to the truth.

Roland Michell, an academic research assistant, is completing some work in the London Library, when he comes across two unfinished letters written by the Victorian Poet, Randolph Henry Ash. Theses letters have obviously not been found by anyone else and they are not to his wife but to an unknown woman. Roland, whose entire academic life has been devoted to studying Ash, decides, recklessly to pocket the letters and try to determine exactly who they were written to.

This is the beginning of a quest that will change literary history and with the help of a feminist literary scholar Maud Bailey, they are determined to find out the truth behind these letters. Certain other characters hear about the letters and are eager to get their hands on them for their own financial gain and will do so, by any means necessary, and so the chase begins.

Roland and Maud find themselves in a seaside hotel in Whitby in hope of getting closer to the truth of what exactly was the nature of the relationship between Ash and LaMotte.

Written by A S Byatt. Dramatised by Timberlake Wertenbaker

Cast:

Maud....Jemma Redgrave

Roland....Harry Hadden-Paton

Ash....James d'arcy

Lamotte....Rachael Stirling

Blackadder....Bill Paterson

Cropper....Matthew Marsh

George....Kenneth Cranham

Joan....Joanna David

Beatrice Nest....Stella Gonet

Euan....Nicholas Boulton

Fergus....Jonjo O'Neil

Hildebrand....Robert Portal

Val....Laura Pyper

Leonora.... Lorelei King

Raoul/Toby Byng.... Sam Dale

Mrs Wapshott/Mrs Cammish/Mrs lees....Jane Whittenshaw

Beth/PA/Mrs Judge/Librarian....Rachel Atkins

Girl....Sylvie Goodwin

Director: Celia de Wolff

A Pier production for BBC Radio 4.

WH0820111228

The true weight of what happened between Ash and LaMotte is revealed.

Roland Michell, an academic research assistant, is completing some work in the London Library, when he comes across two unfinished letters written by the Victorian Poet, Randolph Henry Ash. Theses letters have obviously not been found by anyone else and they are not to his wife but to an unknown woman. Roland, whose entire academic life has been devoted to studying Ash, decides, recklessly to pocket the letters and try to determine exactly who they were written to.

This is the beginning of a quest that will change literary history and with the help of a feminist literary scholar Maud Bailey, they are determined to find out the truth behind these letters. Certain other characters hear about the letters and are eager to get their hands on them for their own financial gain and will do so, by any means necessary, and so the chase begins.

The true weight of what happened between Ash and LaMotte is revealed as Roland and Maud themselves are drawn ever closer by the quest to find the truth.

Written by A S Byatt. Dramatised by Timberlake Wertenbaker

Cast:

Maud....Jemma Redgrave

Roland....Harry Hadden-Paton

Ash....James d'arcy

Lamotte....Rachael Stirling

Blackadder....Bill Paterson

Cropper....Matthew Marsh

George....Kenneth Cranham

Joan....Joanna David

Beatrice Nest....Stella Gonet

Euan....Nicholas Boulton

Fergus....Jonjo O'Neil

Hildebrand....Robert Portal

Val....Laura Pyper

Leonora.... Lorelei King

Raoul/Toby Byng.... Sam Dale

Mrs Wapshott/Mrs Cammish/Mrs lees....Jane Whittenshaw

Beth/PA/Mrs Judge/Librarian....Rachel Atkins

Girl....Sylvie Goodwin

Director: Celia de Wolff

A Pier production for BBC Radio 4.

WH0920111229

Back in Lincoln, Maud's American feminist friend Leonora Stern pays her a visit.

Roland Michell, an academic research assistant, is completing some work in the London Library, when he comes across two unfinished letters written by the Victorian Poet, Randolph Henry Ash. Theses letters have obviously not been found by anyone else and they are not to his wife but to an unknown woman. Roland, whose entire academic life has been devoted to studying Ash, decides, recklessly to pocket the letters and try to determine exactly who they were written to.

This is the beginning of a quest that will change literary history and with the help of a feminist literary scholar Maud Bailey, they are determined to find out the truth behind these letters. Certain other characters hear about the letters and are eager to get their hands on them for their own financial gain and will do so, by any means necessary, and so the chase begins.

Back in Lincoln, Maud's American feminist friend Leonora Stern pays her a visit, bringing with her a letter that adds to the mystery.

Written by A S Byatt. Dramatised by Timberlake Wertenbaker

Cast:

Maud....Jemma Redgrave

Roland....Harry Hadden-Paton

Ash....James d'arcy

Lamotte....Rachael Stirling

Blackadder....Bill Paterson

Cropper....Matthew Marsh

George....Kenneth Cranham

Joan....Joanna David

Beatrice Nest....Stella Gonet

Euan....Nicholas Boulton

Fergus....Jonjo O'Neil

Hildebrand....Robert Portal

Val....Laura Pyper

Leonora.... Lorelei King

Raoul/Toby Byng.... Sam Dale

Mrs Wapshott/Mrs Cammish/Mrs lees....Jane Whittenshaw

Beth/PA/Mrs Judge/Librarian....Rachel Atkins

Girl....Sylvie Goodwin

Director: Celia de Wolff

A Pier production for BBC Radio 4.

WH1020111230

News of the stolen letters has now spread across the academic vaults.

Roland Michell, an academic research assistant, is completing some work in the London Library, when he comes across two unfinished letters written by the Victorian Poet, Randolph Henry Ash. Theses letters have obviously not been found by anyone else and they are not to his wife but to an unknown woman. Roland, whose entire academic life has been devoted to studying Ash, decides, recklessly to pocket the letters and try to determine exactly who they were written to.

This is the beginning of a quest that will change literary history and with the help of a feminist literary scholar Maud Bailey, they are determined to find out the truth behind these letters. Certain other characters hear about the letters and are eager to get their hands on them for their own financial gain and will do so, by any means necessary, and so the chase begins.

News of the stolen letters has now spread across the academic vaults and everyone is keen to get their hands on them. Roland and Maud escape to France in the hope of getting to the truth first.

Written by A S Byatt. Dramatised by Timberlake Wertenbaker

Cast:

Maud....Jemma Redgrave

Roland....Harry Hadden-Paton

Ash....James d'arcy

Lamotte....Rachael Stirling

Blackadder....Bill Paterson

Cropper....Matthew Marsh

George....Kenneth Cranham

Joan....Joanna David

Beatrice Nest....Stella Gonet

Euan....Nicholas Boulton

Fergus....Jonjo O'Neil

Hildebrand....Robert Portal

Val....Laura Pyper

Leonora.... Lorelei King

Raoul/Toby Byng.... Sam Dale

Mrs Wapshott/Mrs Cammish/Mrs lees....Jane Whittenshaw

Beth/PA/Mrs Judge/Librarian....Rachel Atkins

Girl....Sylvie Goodwin

Director: Celia de Wolff

A Pier production for BBC Radio 4.

WH1120120102

Roland and Maud find themselves on a ferry bound for Brittany.

Roland Michell, an academic research assistant, is completing some work in the London Library, when he comes across two unfinished letters written by the Victorian Poet, Randolph Henry Ash. Theses letters have obviously not been found by anyone else and they are not to his wife but to an unknown woman. Roland, whose entire academic life has been devoted to studying Ash, decides, recklessly to pocket the letters and try to determine exactly who they were written to.

This is the beginning of a quest that will change literary history and with the help of a feminist literary scholar Maud Bailey, they are determined to find out the truth behind these letters. Certain other characters hear about the letters and are eager to get their hands on them for their own financial gain and will do so, by any means necessary, and so the chase begins.

Roland, risking his future and Maud risking friendship and reputation, find themselves on a ferry bound for Brittany in France.

Written by A S Byatt. Dramatised by Timberlake Wertenbaker

Cast:

Maud....Jemma Redgrave

Roland....Harry Hadden-Paton

Ash....James d'arcy

Lamotte....Rachael Stirling

Blackadder....Bill Paterson

Cropper....Matthew Marsh

George....Kenneth Cranham

Joan....Joanna David

Beatrice Nest....Stella Gonet

Euan....Nicholas Boulton

Fergus....Jonjo O'Neil

Hildebrand....Robert Portal

Val....Laura Pyper

Leonora.... Lorelei King

Raoul/Toby Byng.... Sam Dale

Mrs Wapshott/Mrs Cammish/Mrs lees....Jane Whittenshaw

Beth/PA/Mrs Judge/Librarian....Rachel Atkins

Girl....Sylvie Goodwin

Director: Celia de Wolff

A Pier production for BBC Radio 4.

WH1220120103

Cropper and Fergus follow Roland and Maud to France.

Roland Michell, an academic research assistant, is completing some work in the London Library, when he comes across two unfinished letters written by the Victorian Poet, Randolph Henry Ash. Theses letters have obviously not been found by anyone else and they are not to his wife but to an unknown woman. Roland, whose entire academic life has been devoted to studying Ash, decides, recklessly to pocket the letters and try to determine exactly who they were written to.

This is the beginning of a quest that will change literary history and with the help of a feminist literary scholar Maud Bailey, they are determined to find out the truth behind these letters. Certain other characters hear about the letters and are eager to get their hands on them for their own financial gain and will do so, by any means necessary, and so the chase begins.

Cropper and Fergus, follow Roland and Maud to France in the hope of forcing them to hand over the letters. Unfortunately however they bump into Leonora and Blackadder instead!

Written by A S Byatt. Dramatised by Timberlake Wertenbaker

Cast:

Maud....Jemma Redgrave

Roland....Harry Hadden-Paton

Ash....James d'arcy

Lamotte....Rachael Stirling

Blackadder....Bill Paterson

Cropper....Matthew Marsh

George....Kenneth Cranham

Joan....Joanna David

Beatrice Nest....Stella Gonet

Euan....Nicholas Boulton

Fergus....Jonjo O'Neil

Hildebrand....Robert Portal

Val....Laura Pyper

Leonora.... Lorelei King

Raoul/Toby Byng.... Sam Dale

Mrs Wapshott/Mrs Cammish/Mrs lees....Jane Whittenshaw

Beth/PA/Mrs Judge/Librarian....Rachel Atkins

Girl....Sylvie Goodwin

Director: Celia de Wolff

A Pier production for BBC Radio 4.

WH1320120104

Back in England, Maud is made aware that Cropper is wanting to buy all the letters.

Roland Michell, an academic research assistant, is completing some work in the London Library, when he comes across two unfinished letters written by the Victorian Poet, Randolph Henry Ash. Theses letters have obviously not been found by anyone else and they are not to his wife but to an unknown woman. Roland, whose entire academic life has been devoted to studying Ash, decides, recklessly to pocket the letters and try to determine exactly who they were written to.

This is the beginning of a quest that will change literary history and with the help of a feminist literary scholar Maud Bailey, they are determined to find out the truth behind these letters. Certain other characters hear about the letters and are eager to get their hands on them for their own financial gain and will do so, by any means necessary, and so the chase begins.

Back in England, Maud is made aware that Cropper is wanting to buy up all the letters and take them back to America to add to his collection and that he will, by any means necessary, achieve this.

Written by A S Byatt. Dramatised by Timberlake Wertenbaker

Cast:

Maud....Jemma Redgrave

Roland....Harry Hadden-Paton

Ash....James d'arcy

Lamotte....Rachael Stirling

Blackadder....Bill Paterson

Cropper....Matthew Marsh

George....Kenneth Cranham

Joan....Joanna David

Beatrice Nest....Stella Gonet

Euan....Nicholas Boulton

Fergus....Jonjo O'Neil

Hildebrand....Robert Portal

Val....Laura Pyper

Leonora.... Lorelei King

Raoul/Toby Byng.... Sam Dale

Mrs Wapshott/Mrs Cammish/Mrs lees....Jane Whittenshaw

Beth/PA/Mrs Judge/Librarian....Rachel Atkins

Girl....Sylvie Goodwin

Director: Celia de Wolff

A Pier production for BBC Radio 4.

WH1420120105

Cropper is prepared to go to any lengths to get his hands on the letters.

Roland Michell, an academic research assistant, is completing some work in the London Library, when he comes across two unfinished letters written by the Victorian Poet, Randolph Henry Ash. Theses letters have obviously not been found by anyone else and they are not to his wife but to an unknown woman. Roland, whose entire academic life has been devoted to studying Ash, decides, recklessly to pocket the letters and try to determine exactly who they were written to.

This is the beginning of a quest that will change literary history and with the help of a feminist literary scholar Maud Bailey, they are determined to find out the truth behind these letters. Certain other characters hear about the letters and are eager to get their hands on them for their own financial gain and will do so, by any means necessary, and so the chase begins.

In the knowledge that Cropper is prepared to go to any lengths to get his hands on the letters. Beatrice Nest gathers everyone together to try to stop him in his tracks

Written by A S Byatt. Dramatised by Timberlake Wertenbaker

Cast:

Maud....Jemma Redgrave

Roland....Harry Hadden-Paton

Ash....James d'arcy

Lamotte....Rachael Stirling

Blackadder....Bill Paterson

Cropper....Matthew Marsh

George....Kenneth Cranham

Joan....Joanna David

Beatrice Nest....Stella Gonet

Euan....Nicholas Boulton

Fergus....Jonjo O'Neil

Hildebrand....Robert Portal

Val....Laura Pyper

Leonora.... Lorelei King

Raoul/Toby Byng.... Sam Dale

Mrs Wapshott/Mrs Cammish/Mrs lees....Jane Whittenshaw

Beth/PA/Mrs Judge/Librarian....Rachel Atkins

Girl....Sylvie Goodwin

Director: Celia de Wolff

A Pier production for BBC Radio 4.

WH15 LAST20120106

On the night of 1987's Big Storm, Cropper and Hildebrand are caught digging up a grave.

Roland Michell, an academic research assistant, is completing some work in the London Library, when he comes across two unfinished letters written by the Victorian Poet, Randolph Henry Ash. Theses letters have obviously not been found by anyone else and they are not to his wife but to an unknown woman. Roland, whose entire academic life has been devoted to studying Ash, decides, recklessly to pocket the letters and try to determine exactly who they were written to.

This is the beginning of a quest that will change literary history and with the help of a feminist literary scholar Maud Bailey, they are determined to find out the truth behind these letters. Certain other characters hear about the letters and are eager to get their hands on them for their own financial gain and will do so, by any means necessary, and so the chase begins.

1987, the night of the Big Storm, Cropper and Hildebrand are caught in the act of digging up a grave.

Written by A S Byatt. Dramatised by Timberlake Wertenbaker

Cast:

Maud....Jemma Redgrave

Roland....Harry Hadden-Paton

Ash....James d'arcy

Lamotte....Rachael Stirling

Blackadder....Bill Paterson

Cropper....Matthew Marsh

George....Kenneth Cranham

Joan....Joanna David

Beatrice Nest....Stella Gonet

Euan....Nicholas Boulton

Fergus....Jonjo O'Neil

Hildebrand....Robert Portal

Val....Laura Pyper

Leonora.... Lorelei King

Raoul/Toby Byng.... Sam Dale

Mrs Wapshott/Mrs Cammish/Mrs lees....Jane Whittenshaw

Beth/PA/Mrs Judge/Librarian....Rachel Atkins

Girl....Sylvie Goodwin

Director: Celia de Wolff

A Pier production for BBC Radio 4.