A proposal goes disastrously wrong for Lord Sheringham in this Regency tale of romance.
"I'm going back to London! And I'm going to marry the first woman I see!" So cries young Lord Sheringham when his proposal of marriage is rejected...
Published in 1944, Georgette Heyer's Regency tale of romance dramatised by John Peacock.
Stars James Frain as Viscount Anthony Sheringham, Elli Garnett as Hero Wantage, Nicholas Boulton as Montagu Revesby, Mary Wimbush as Lady Saltash, Julian Rhind-Tutt as Ferdy Fakenham, Simon Russell Beale as Jasper Tarleton, Ian Hughes as Lord George Wrotham, Peter Kenny as Jason, Annabel Mullion as Isabella Milborne, Paul Panting as Gil, Cathy Sara as Ruth, Susan Sheridan as Lady Sheringham, Eva Stuart as Jane Bagshot, Tessa Worsley as Mrs Milborne, Jilly Bond as Lady Jersey,David Antrobus as the Postboy and David Bannerman as Groombridge.
Music by Trevor Allan Davies
Producer: Ned Chaillet.
First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 1995.