Mary Barton (Dramatised)

  • by Elizabeth Gaskell
  • Narrated by Juliet Stevenson
  • 4 hrs and 31 mins
  • Radio/TV Program

Publisher's Summary

This BBC Radio 4 full-cast dramatisation of Elizabeth Gaskell's tale of Manchester life is set in the 19th century, when a series of bad harvests placed a heavy tax burden on workers. Gaskell's powerful drama, adapted here for Woman's Hour, is regarded as one of the most important novels of its time.


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a good Lancashire tale

This is a book which would appeal to Lancashire folk especially (although not exclusively). It is well dramatised and a good story although not very long.
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- Christine

Book Details

  • Release Date: 19-12-2006
  • Publisher: BBC Worldwide Limited