The Trial of the Well of Loneliness

The Trial of the Well of Loneliness

By BBC Radio 4

Drama of the Week

Friday, 31 January

Radclyffe Hall's pioneering novel about love between women becomes the centre of a 1928 obscenity trial. It remains an iconic portrayal of lesbian relationships and contains the passionate plea: "Give us also the right to our existence." Drama by Shelley Silas, starring Kate Fleetwood and Anastasia Hille. Part of the Riot Girls season of dramas. Directed by Emma Harding Radclyffe Hall ..... Kate Fleetwood Una, Lady Troubridge ..... Anastasia Hille Stephen Gordon ..... Laura Christy Gilchrist Thompson ..... Will Kirk Sir Chartres Biron ..... Neil McCaul Eustace Fulton ..... Clive Hayward Norman Birkett ..... Rick Warden James Melville ..... Tony Turner Desmond McCarthy ..... Greg Jones Court Clerk ..... Adam Courting Court Actress ..... Scarlett Courtney Puddle ..... Jessica Turner Additional research documents courtesy of Morris Ernst Papers, Harry Ransom Center, the University of Texas at Austin.
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