The Queen of the Isle of Wight
Drama of the Week
Friday, 16 July
by Barney Norris.
Lin and Cath never wanted to leave the island, but now Cath's gone and Lin must find a different way of living. Lin has never spoken up before but now she must find her voice and face up to her troubled past even if it means putting herself in danger.
Lin ..... Caroline Catz
Anna ..... Claudie Blakley
Becky ..... Charlotte Beaumont
Matt ..... Finlay Robertson
Directed by Sally Avens
Barney Norris is an award-winning novelist and playwright. He won the Critics Circle Award for most promising playwright for 'Visitors' and his debut novel 'Five Rivers Met in A Wooded Plain' was published to great acclaim. This is his third play for BBC Radio 4.
Caroline Catz is best known for her role as Louisa in 'Doc Martin'. She also writes and directs. Recently her drama doc Delia Derbyshire: The Myths And The Legendary Tapes was broadcast on BBC4.
Claudie Blakley is an award-winning theatre actress. She has appeared in countless television productions including 'Lark Rise to Candleford' as Emma Timmins
Charlotte Beaumont is best known for her role as Chloe Latimer in Broadchurch. She recently appeared as Juliet in Romeo and Juliet at the Globe Theatre.
Finlay Robertson has been a regular cast member in series including Channel 4 drama NY-LON, ITV drama Life Begins, and the BBC Three sitcom How Not to Live Your Life.
This was originally aired on Radio 4.