Monday, April 28, 2014

Monday, April 28, 2014 2:00 am by M. in ,    No comments
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)
Read by Adjoa Andoh
Abridged by Margaret Busby

Monday to Friday, 2.30 PM

Monday, April 28  Episode 1
Tensions escalate amongst the former slaves on a Caribbean island.

Tuesday, April 29 Episode 2
Creole heiress Antoinette Cosway's mother marries an Englishman in Spanish Town, Jamaica.

Wednesday, April 30 Episode 3
Without her brother and parted from her mother, heiress Antoinette is sent off to school.

Thursday, May 1 Episode 4
Fresh from England, Rochester weds Creole heiress Antoinette and takes her to Dominica.

Friday, May 2 Episode 5Antoinette and Rochester's honeymoon develops into an intense love affair in Dominica.

Monday, May 5 Episode 6
Antoinette and Rochester's intense love affair in Dominica is threatened by rumour and betrayal.

Tuesday, May 6 Episode 7
Antoinette asks her old nurse Christophine to help restore her marriage.

Wednesday, May 7 Episode 8
Rochester accuses his new wife Antoinette of betrayal and their ravaged Eden falls apart.

Thursday, May 8 Episode 9
Antoinette returns to her faithless husband who now has control of her estate.

Friday, May 9 Episode 10
Rochester has imprisoned Antoinette in the attic of his English home.


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