The Handmaid's Tale (omnibus)

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01Part 12018060320190908 (BBC7)

Offred is made an offer. Should she accept? Margaret Atwood's chilling vision of future female subjugation in 21st-century America.

In an age of plummeting birth rates - the result of pollution, nuclear accidents and toxic spillages - this is the diary of a woman recruited by a totalitarian regime.

Margaret Atwood is one of Canada's best selling writers. First published in 1985, The Handmaid's Tale was nominated for The Booker Prize, Prometheus Award and Nebula. It won an Arthur C Clarke Award. It has also been successfully adapted for TV.

Read by Buffy Davis
Abridged by Katie Campbell
Producer Sally Avens

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 1995

Adaptation of Margaret Atwood's novel set in a world of women under oppression.

02Part 22018061020190915 (BBC7)

The conclusion of Margaret Atwood's chilling vision of future female subjugation in 21st-century America.

In an age of plummeting birth rates - the result of pollution, nuclear accidents and toxic spillages - this is the diary of a woman recruited by a totalitarian regime.

Margaret Atwood is one of Canada's best selling writers. First published in 1985, The Handmaid's Tale was nominated for The Booker Prize, Prometheus Award and Nebula. It won an Arthur C Clarke Award. It has also been successfully adapted for TV.

Read by Buffy Davis
Abridged by Katie Campbell
Producer Sally Avens

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 1995

Conclusion of Margaret Atwood's tale of future female subjugation in 21st-century America.

Adaptation of Margaret Atwood's novel set in a world of women under oppression.