Julian Maclaren-ross - Of Love And Hunger

Episodes

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0120121210 (BBC7)
20161004 (BBC7)
20161003 (BBC7)

Richard is eking out an existence in a boarding house.

1/5 Julian Maclaren-Ross' darkly comic semi-autobiographical novel about the low life, as lived by a struggling salesman in a seaside town. With the shadow of war looming, Richard Fanshawe is eking out an existence in a boarding house. He's trying in a half-hearted way to sell vacuum cleaners door-to-door... First published in 1947.

Abridged by Lauris Morgan-Griffiths

Reader: Carl Prekopp

Producer: Beth O'Dea

Music: The Touch Of Your Lips by Hildegarde.

Richard is eking out an existence in a boarding house.

0220121211 (BBC7)
20161005 (BBC7)
20161004 (BBC7)

Salesman Richard meets his colleague's wife, and they all start going about together.

Salesman Richard meets his colleague's wife, and they all start going about together.

2/5 Julian Maclaren-Ross' darkly comic semi-autobiographical novel about the low life of a struggling salesman in a seaside town. With the shadow of war looming, Richard Fanshawe is eking out an existence in a boarding house. He's trying in a half-hearted way to sell vacuum cleaners door-to-door. His colleague, Derek Roper, introduces Fanshawe to his wife, Sukie, and the three of them begin to go about together. First published in 1947.

Abridged by Lauris Morgan-Griffiths

Reader: Carl Prekopp

Producer: Beth O'Dea

Music: The Touch Of Your Lips by Hildegarde.

0320121212 (BBC7)
20161006 (BBC7)
20161005 (BBC7)

Looking after Derek's wife Sukie, salesman Richard is sacked and joins rival firm 'Sucko'.

3/5 Julian Maclaren-Ross' darkly comic semi-autobiographical novel about the low life of a struggling salesman in a seaside town. With the shadow of war looming, Richard Fanshawe is eking out an existence in a boarding house. He's trying in a half-hearted way to sell vacuum cleaners door-to-door. He's been asked by his friend, Roper, to look after his wife, Sukie, while he's away at sea. Then Fanshawe is sacked from his job, and joins up with rival firm "Sucko". First published in 1947.

Abridged by Lauris Morgan-Griffiths

Reader: Carl Prekopp

Producer: Beth O'Dea

Music: The Touch Of Your Lips by Hildegarde.

0420121213 (BBC7)
20161007 (BBC7)
20161006 (BBC7)

Looking after Derek's wife Sukie, Richard realises he has fallen in love with her.

4/5 Julian Maclaren-Ross' darkly comic semi-autobiographical love story about the low life of a struggling salesman in a seaside town. With the shadow of war looming, Richard Fanshawe is eking out an existence selling Sucko vacuum cleaners. He's working for the dubious "Smiler" Barnes. He's looking after his friend Roper's wife Sukie, while Roper is away - and he has fallen in love with her. First published in 1947.

Abridged by Lauris Morgan-Griffiths

Reader: Carl Prekopp

Producer: Beth O'Dea

Music: The Touch Of Your Lips by Hildegarde.

0520121214 (BBC7)
20161008 (BBC7)
20161007 (BBC7)

Salesman Richard and his workmate's wife Sukie have begun a passionate affair.

5/5 Julian Maclaren-Ross' darkly comic semi-autobiographical love story about the low life of a struggling salesman in a seaside town. With the shadow of war looming, Richard Fanshawe is eking out an existence selling Sucko vacuum cleaners. He's working for the dubious "Smiler" Barnes. He's looking after his friend Roper's wife Sukie, while Roper is away. They have fallen in love and started a passionate affair. First published in 1947.

Abridged by Lauris Morgan-Griffiths

Reader: Carl Prekopp

Producer: Beth O'Dea

Music: The Touch Of Your Lips by Hildegarde.