The People's Princess

  • by Shelagh Stephenson
  • Narrated by Alex Jennings, Rebecca Saire, full cast
  • 0 hrs and 43 mins
  • Radio/TV Program

Publisher's Summary

A BBC Radio 4 play about the marriage of George, Prince of Wales, originally broadcast as the 'Afternoon Play' on 11 December 2008 (and repeated on 9 December 2010). Facing financial ruin, George was obliged by his father, George III, to marry his first cousin, Princess Caroline of Brunswick. But if he had been expecting a docile partner with whom he could maintain appearances, George had seriously underestimated his wife-to-be...
Starring Alex Jennings as George and Rebecca Saire as Caroline. Also featured amongst the cast are Julian Rhind-Tutt, Chris McHallem, Richard Howard, Mark Lambert, Jill Cardo and Nial Cusack. Written by Shelagh Stephenson and directed by Eoin O'Callaghan.

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The First Badly Treated Princess of Wales

Here is yet another badly treated Princes of Wales, the first one who was stigmatized just the same as Diana. A bit like Hamlet or don't mention the war, if you get what I mean. Even so, this is an amusing & funny play which I have enjoyed over & over & thankful I can be exactly who I am & be loved for it. Unlike the poor ladies unblessed with the Princess of Wales title.
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Book Details

  • Release Date: 07-06-2011
  • Publisher: BBC Worldwide Limited