Elizabeth Jane Howard. Copyright: BBC.

Festival

BBC Radio 4 comedy drama set at a book festival. 1 episode in 2018. Stars Melody Grove, Tony Gardner, Will Howard, Jonathan Forbes and others.

Elizabeth Jane Howard. Copyright: BBC.

Festival

Comedy drama about a legendary literary romance

Genre
Comedy Drama
Broadcast
2018
Channel
BBC Radio 4
Episodes
1
Starring
Melody Grove, Tony Gardner, Will Howard, Jonathan Forbes, Emma Handy and John Lightbody
Writer
Sarah Wooley
Director
Gaynor Macfarlane

A comedy drama about festivals and the start of a legendary literary romance.

In 1962, novelist Elizabeth Jane Howard took on the job of running the Cheltenham Literary Festival. It was to be a baptism of fire.

Production Details

Production company
Also known as
  • Afternoon Drama: Festival (Other official name)
Laugh track
None

Broadcast details

First broadcast
Tuesday 31st July 2018 on BBC Radio 4 at 2:15pm
Episode length
45 minutes
Last repeat
Monday 3rd August 2020 at 2:00pm