Judith Adams

The Hireling

2011

Two-part dramatisation of the novel by L.P.Hartley.

Broadcast June 19th and 26th June, repeated: Sat 25th June and Sat 2nd July.

BBC Radio 4 Classic Serial

Produced/directed by Chris Wallis

PICK OF THE WEEK TIME OUT

“Moving steadily and with almost unbearable inevitability towards emotional disaster, this..tale…is as much about sincerity as it is, after all, about class.” 

Lisa Mullen

PICK OF THE WEEK/RADIO’S FIVE OF THE BEST RADIO TIMES:

“Unmissable….a beautifully played indictment of the chasm between the classes in 1950s Britain”

Jane Anderson

Pick of the Week also: Independent, Times, Observer, Daily Mail ★ ★ ★ ★ , Daily Telegraph and Sunday Telegraph

“a compelling adaptation..”

“an excellent cast…”

“Simon Day, rapidly expanding his range and reputation..”

“a compelling two-parter…”

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