Room At The Top [Reading]

Kevin Whately begins a six-part reading of John Braine's novel set in Yorkshire after the Second World War.

Episodes

EpisodeFirst
Broadcast
Comments
0119990423

Joe Lampton is 25 and working class. He lost his parents during the war and moves to Warley determined to better himself through his women.

0119990423

Joe Lampton is 25 and working class. He lost his parents during the war and moves to Warley determined to better himself through his women.

0219990430

Joe has joined the local amateur dramatic society in Warley. He has fallen in love with Susan Brown and knows that he will be able to bed Eva Storr.

0219990430

Joe has joined the local amateur dramatic society in Warley. He has fallen in love with Susan Brown and knows that he will be able to bed Eva Storr.

0319990507

Joe is spurned by Eva, but has his first date with Susan.

0319990507

Joe is spurned by Eva, but has his first date with Susan.

0419990514

Joe and Alice have had a serious row and broken off their relationship.

0419990514

Joe and Alice have had a serious row and broken off their relationship.

0519990521

After Joe takes up with Susan again, his boss warns him that he may be jeopardising his career.

0519990521

After Joe takes up with Susan again, his boss warns him that he may be jeopardising his career.

06 LAST19990528

Susan Brown's father gives Joe Lampton an ultimatum which leads to the tragic climax to this classic angry young man novel.

06 LAST19990528

Susan Brown's father gives Joe Lampton an ultimatum which leads to the tragic climax to this classic angry young man novel.