Judith Adams

“Judith Adams doesn’t just write well-made plays, but pieces in which form and subject are perfectly matched”

— Lyn Gardner, The Guardian

Radio : Dramatisation

Earthsea / Erdsee

2018 & 2022
Le Guin layers her work with themes of self-discovery, relationships, isolation and connection, love and betrayal, violence and redemption. Earthsea has unique characters, glorious geography and the energy of its own songs, sagas and myths.

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The Left Hand of Darkness

April 12th & 19th 2015
Dramatisation of the award-winning, ground-breaking and deeply influential novel by Ursula K. Le Guin.

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Lord of the Flies

June 2013
Dramatisation of the novel by William Golding for BBC Radio 4E.

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Broadcast October 2012
Dramatisation of Buddenbrooks, The Decline of a Family by Thomas Mann.

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Out of Africa

b. April 25th-29th 2011
Dramatisation of the novel by Karen Blixen.

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The Hireling

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

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Mrs Mabb

March 2008
45 minute dramatisation of a short story by Susanna Clarke.

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Middlemarch by George Eliot (reprise)

Jan 2008
Dramatisation of George Eliot’s Middlemarch for BBC 7 RADIO.

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In A Bamboo Grove

Jan 2008
45 minute dramatisation based on a short story by Ryunosuke Akutagawa (1921).

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Almost Blue

Feb 2006
Dramatisation of crime novel about synaesthesia.

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The Mill on the Floss

June 2003
A dramatisation of George Eliot’s work, in 15 episodes.

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The Bridge of San Luis Rey

May 2002
A (heroic) dramatisation of Thornton Wilder’s work, in one episode.

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