A Room Of Her Own

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20061127

A series focusing on five 20th century female authors, exploring Virginia Woolf's idea that to become a successful writer, a woman needs a space of her own to work in.
1/5. Virginia
By Katie Hims.
Virginia Woolf and Leonard have retreated to their country home in Sussex to escape the bombing of her beloved London. The writing lodge in the garden is her haven and her routines protect her from the mediocrity in which she perceives herself to be drowning.
Virginia Woolf....Fiona Shaw
Man....Mark Roper
Woman....Deborah Farrington
Director Marina Caldarone.

20061128

A series focusing on five 20th century female authors, exploring Virginia Woolf's idea that to become a successful writer, a woman needs a space of her own to work in.
2/5. Daphne
By Katie Hims.
Looking at writer Daphne Du Maurier's interest in buildings and her first inspiration - Ferryside in Cornwall.
Daphne....Finty Williams
Woman....Phyllida Law

20061129

A series focusing on five 20th century female authors, exploring Virginia Woolf's idea that to become a successful writer, a woman needs a space of her own to work in.

3/5. Dodie

By Catherine Linstrum.

Dodie Smith's story picks up at a point at which she has lost all credibility as a playwright. Having been the most performed author in the 1930s, she is now, 20 years later, critically bankrupt and yet to enjoy the success of 101 Dalmatians.

Dodie Smith....Cheryl Campbell

Alec....Edward Tudor Pole

20061130

A series focusing on five 20th century female authors, exploring Virginia Woolf's idea that to become a successful writer, a woman needs a space of her own to work in.
4/5. Alison
By Sebastian Baczkiewicz.
Drama recorded in the very room in which Alison Uttley, who began writing professionally in her late 40s out of necessity, created Little Grey Rabbit, Sam Pig and an entire magical world that has captivated children for generations.
Alison Uttley....Becky Hindley
James....Martin Reeves
Elsie....Amanda Healer

20061201

Continuing the series focusing on different 20th century female authors - and Virginia Woolf's idea that a woman needs a room of her own to be a writer.
5/5. Vita
By John Peacock.
Sissinghurst Castle, Kent. Vita Sackville West is preparing to leave the tower, where she writes, to move back into the main house. At 70, she is saying goodbye to this precious space. Her husband Harold Nicolson is on his way home, the husband from whom she has kept no secret. That is until now.
Vita....Sarah Badel
Director Marina Caldarone.