A new chance to listen to listen to Margaret Busby's adaptation of Jean Rhys's Wide Sargasso Sea on BBC Radio 4 Extra:
Wide Sargasso Sea (first aired on May 2004)Categories: Audio-Radio, Wide Sargasso Sea
Read by Adjoa Andoh
Abridged by Margaret Busby
Monday to Friday, 2.45 PM
Monday, September 24 Episode 1
Tensions escalate amongst the former slaves on a Caribbean island.
Tuesday, September 25 Episode 2
Creole heiress Antoinette Cosway's mother marries an Englishman in Spanish Town, Jamaica.
Wednesday, September 26 Episode 3
Without her brother and parted from her mother, heiress Antoinette is sent off to school.
Thursday, September 27 Episode 4
Fresh from England, Rochester weds Creole heiress Antoinette and takes her to Dominica.
Friday, September 28 Episode 5Antoinette and Rochester's honeymoon develops into an intense love affair in Dominica.
Monday, October 1 Episode 6
Antoinette and Rochester's intense love affair in Dominica is threatened by rumour and betrayal.
Tuesday, October 2 Episode 7
Antoinette asks her old nurse Christophine to help restore her marriage.
Wednesday, October 3 Episode 8
Rochester accuses his new wife Antoinette of betrayal and their ravaged Eden falls apart.
Thursday, October 4 Episode 9
Antoinette returns to her faithless husband who now has control of her estate.
Friday, October 5 Episode 10
Rochester has imprisoned Antoinette in the attic of his English home.