It is the mid-1950s. In a Sussex country house, the elderly Mrs St Maugham lives with her unruly granddaughter Laurel. Though without references, Miss Madrigal becomes the paid companion to Laurel. Only when The Judge visits does the truth unravel. The production is introduced by the director, Michael Grandage.

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Mrs St Maugham ….. Margaret Tyzack
Miss Madrigal ….. Penelope Wilton
Laurel ….. Felicity Jones
The Judge ….. Clifford Rose
Maitland ….. Jamie Glover
Olivia ….. Suzanne Burden
Second Applicant ….. Steph Bramwell
Nurse & Third Applicant ….. Una Stubbs

Written by Enid Bagnold
Director: Michael Grandage
Composer and sound design: Adam Cork
Radio production: Penny Leicester and Wilfredo Acosta
Producer: Nicolas Soames

An Ukemi Productions Ltd production for Radio 3.

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