Orlando

Orlando

By BBC Radio 4

Drama of the Week

Friday, 1 March

Virginia Woolf's Orlando re-imagined by five poets An exhilarating, inventive, comedic odyssey spanning four centuries. A journey of self-discovery and transformation, unravelling gender expectations, identity and sexuality. Chapter 1 & 6: by Amanda Dalton Chapter 2: by Caroline Bird Chapter 3: by Zena Edwards Chapter 4: by Karen McCarthy Woolf Chapter 5: by Hannah Silva ORLANDO.....Emma Frankland OAK TREE.....Claire Benedict QUEEN ELIZABETH I / THE BLACKAMOOR.....Nina Sosanya MRS GRIMSDITCH.....Kate Rutter EUPHROSYNE / SASHA / MAID.....Natalie Grady NICHOLAS GREEN / CAPTAIN.....Rupert Hill GRACE......Leonie Elliott RUSTUM / NARRATOR.....Stephen Marzella SHELMERDINE/ BOW STREET RUNNER .....Cesare Taurasi Directed by Nadia Molinari Originally heard on Radio 3
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