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Book at Bedtime - Riceyman Steps - Episode 5


Robert Powell reads from the 1923 novel by Arnold Bennett about the poignant struggles of everyday London life. Mr Earlforward's drive for economy is revealed as a corrosive desire, in stark contrast with the spontaneous greed for life embodied by the hard-working but ever-hungry Elsie. A Waters Partnership production for BBC Radio 4.

Broadcasts

  • 2009-12-04 22:45:00 - 2009-12-04 23:00:00 on Radio 4 FM, Radio 4 LW,