And Other Stories - Katherine Mansfield. Part 2 [Drama]

Episodes

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DRAMA20200816Katherine Mansfield's best-loved short stories fully dramatised in two box-sets. This second instalment contains four stories of age and experience.

Daughters of the Late Colonel, where Jug and Con's fear of their father's disapproval continues even after he has died.

The Garden Party, where Laura learns, briefly, the awful gap between her class and that of a dead neighbour on the day of her mother's garden party.

Life of Ma Parker, where the cleaner for a Literary Gentleman discovers she has absolutely nowhere to grieve when her grandson dies.

Her First Ball, where Leila learns that the joy of a ball, and of being young and free, is short-lived and destined to end.

Cast

Daughters of the Late Colonel:

Hattie Morahan.... Katherine Mansfield

Rosie Cavaliero.... Josephine

Clare Corbett.... Constantia

Michael Bertenshaw.... The Late Colonel

Cecilia Appiah.... Kate

Carl Prekopp.... Mr Farolles

Charlotte East.... Nurse Andrews

Luke Nunn.... Cyril

The Garden Party:

Cecilia Appiah.... Laura

Rosie Cavaliero.... Mrs Sheridan

Michael Bertenshaw.... Mr Sheridan

Luke Nunn.... Laurie

Rose Basista.... Cook

Clare Corbett.... Sadie

Carl Prekopp.... Man

Charlotte East.... Josie

Life of Ma Parker:

Rosie Cavaliero.... Ma Parker

Michael Bertenshaw.... Literary Gentleman

Carl Prekopp.... Doctor

Orla Pearce.... Lennie

Her First Ball:

Rose Basista.... Leila

Carl Prekopp.... Man 1 & 3

Luke Nunn.... Man 2

Michael Bertenshaw.... Old Man

Dramatised by Katie Hims

Sound by Peter Ringrose

Directed by Jessica Dromgoole

Katherine Mansfield's best-loved short stories fully dramatised by Katie Hims