Darling Peidi [Shelagh Stephenson]

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The true story of Edith Thompson who, with Freddy Bywaters, was charged murdering her husband in 1922. Stars Rachel Joyce.

The true story of Edith Thompson, who was charged with murdering her husband in 1922.

The true story of Edith Thompson who, with Freddy Bywaters, was charged with murdering her husband in 1922. Stars Rachel Joyce.

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20190915 (BBC7)

Dramatisation based on he true story of Edith Thompson who, with Freddy Bywaters, was charged murdering her husband in 1922.

Rachel Joyce stars as Edith and Charles Simpson as Freddy in Shelagh Stevenson's drama.

Edith Thompson.... Rachel Joyce
Freddy Bywaters... Charles Simpson
Percy Thompson... Peter Wight
Avis Graydon... Theresa Streatfield
Mr Graydon... Norman Bird
Mrs Graydon... Gudrun Ure
Rose/Wardress... Siriol Jenkins
Elsie/Wardress.... Joanna Myers
Mr Stern... David Learner
Henry Curtis-Bennett... Mark Lambert
Thomas Inskip.... Brett Usher
Mr Justice Shearman.... Jonathan Adams
Clerk/Chaplain... Nicholas Murchie
Foreman/Officer.... Peter Gunn
Prison Governor... Keith Drinkel

Director: Jeremy Mortimer

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in March 1992

True story of Edith Thompson, who was charged with murdering her husband in 1922.