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Review of Silas Marner on BBC Radio 4

Unheralded in the Radio Times and elsewhere, Silas Marner, dramatized by Richard Cameron, was broadcast as the Classic Serial on Radio 4 in two one-hour instalments on 16 and 23 October 2011. I was pleased that I spotted it. George Eliot has been…

Review of The Mill on the Floss on the BBC in 1978

The 2010 London conference on The Mill on the Floss was designedly conscious of its distance in time from its subject - this distance being measurable by a round number. It was as important to keep in mind, however, the distance between the novel's…

Review of Felix Holt, the Radical adapted by Michael Eaton and directed by Lucy Bailey. BBC Radio 4, June-July 2007

Felix Holt, with its large cast of characters, and above all with its notoriously complicated legal plot, presents a real challenge when adapting and reducing it for a three hour, serialized radio dramatization. Michael Eaton is to be congratulated…