Talking It Over

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By Julian Barnes

Dramatised by Julia Stoneham

Stuart and Oliver have been friends since school but are rather different.

Oliver is charismatic and has this way of talking. Stuart is shy and

no good at saying what he means. But then Stuart meets Gillian and things

begin to change...

Directed by Tracey Neale

Julian Barnes' sequel 'Love, etc' is the Saturday Drama tomorrow afternoon at 2.30 pm.

Award winning writer Julian Barnes has written many novels which have been translated into more than thirty languages. 'Talking It Over' won the Prix Femina Award. 'The Sense of An Ending' was winner of the 2011 Man Booker Prize. His latest book, recently published, is 'Levels of Life', a semi-biographical book about his wife Pat Kavanagh's death.

Julia Stoneham has written many radio plays. Her radio series about the Land Army Girls - 'The Cinderella Service' has been published as a trilogy of novels and she is at present working on another novel. Julia has also dramatised the sequel 'Love, etc' which is the Saturday Drama tomorrow afternoon at 2.30 pm.

Stuart....Carl Prekopp

Oliver....Nicholas Boulton

Gillian....Hermione Norris

Madame Rives.... Tracy Wiles

Award winning writer Julian Barnes has written many novels which have been translated into more than thirty languages. 'Talking It Over' won the Prix Femina Award.

Julia Stoneham has written many radio plays. Her radio series about the Land Army Girls - 'The Cinderella Service' has been published as a trilogy of novels and she is at present working on another novel.