The Unfortunates


adapted from BS Johnson


BBC Radio 3


Producer: Mary Peate

Winner, BBC Audio Drama ‘Innovation’ Award,


‘Riveting'   The Observer



Mail on Sunday


‘An impressive Radio 3 Drama’  



‘The Unfortunates was a remarkable radio play; moving, tender, thought-provoking, reminiscent of Joyce’s Ulysses but easier to grasp... evocatively dramatised’  

Daily Telegraph


‘Graham White's version, starring Martin Freeman, was recorded in 17 parts, which were "randomised" by a draw on the station's language "cabaret", The Verb. I enjoyed listening to it. Freeman was just right; his bewildered mildness captured perfectly the tone of the book, which is sometimes comic, sometimes elusive, and occasionally very affecting. But the really exciting thing is the way its producers have made use of the possibilities of the iPlayer. Visit the website and you'll see the sections have been posted separately so you can shuffle it yourself’.   Observer



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