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0120190617

Adapted from Leïla Slimani’s international bestseller, winner of France’s prestigious Prix Goncourt.

When Myriam, a French-Moroccan lawyer, decides to return to work, she and her music producer husband Paul look for the perfect nanny for their two young children. They never dreamed they would find Louise - a quiet, polite and devoted woman who captivates the children, cleans the family’s chic Paris apartment, stays late without complaint and hosts enviable birthday parties.

But as the couple’s dependence on their nanny increases, their idyllic domesticity is shattered.

By Leïla Slimani
Adapted for radio by Hattie Naylor from the translation by Sam Taylor

Cast:
Louise ….. Christine Bottomley
Myriam ….. Laila Alj
Paul ….. Shaun Evans
Mila ….. Beatrice Butler
Wafa ….. Lara Sawalha
Gigi….. Liz Sutherland-Lim
Grace ….. Feyi Babalola
Adam ….. Leo Layton-McClean
Emergency services.... Céline Fuhrer
Emergency services.... Cédric Moreau

Other voices played by the cast.

Executive Producer: Sara Davies
Produced by Nicolas Jackson and Steve Bond

An Afonica production for BBC Radio 4

A couple seek the perfect nanny for their two young children. But all is not as it seems.

Radio 4 drama

0220190618

Adapted from Leïla Slimani’s international bestseller, winner of France’s prestigious Prix Goncourt.

When Myriam, a French-Moroccan lawyer, decides to return to work, she and her music producer husband Paul look for the perfect nanny for their two young children. They never dreamed they would find Louise - a quiet, polite and devoted woman who captivates the children, cleans the family’s chic Paris apartment, stays late without complaint and hosts enviable birthday parties.

But as the couple’s dependence on their nanny increases, their idyllic domesticity is shattered.

By Leïla Slimani
Adapted for radio by Hattie Naylor from the translation by Sam Taylor

Cast:
Louise ….. Christine Bottomley
Myriam ….. Laila Alj
Paul ….. Shaun Evans
Mila ….. Beatrice Butler
Wafa ….. Lara Sawalha
Emma ….. Liz Sutherland-Lim
Mme Bernard ….. Jane Slavin
Adam ….. Leo Layton-McClean
Emergency services.... Céline Fuhrer
Emergency services.... Cédric Moreau

Other voices played by the cast.

Executive Producer: Sara Davies
Produced by Nicolas Jackson and Steve Bond

An Afonica production for BBC Radio 4

Myriam is sure she's found the perfect nanny for her two young children. But has she?

Radio 4 drama

0220190618

Adapted from Leïla Slimani’s international bestseller, winner of France’s prestigious Prix Goncourt.

When Myriam, a French-Moroccan lawyer, decides to return to work, she and her music producer husband Paul look for the perfect nanny for their two young children. They never dreamed they would find Louise - a quiet, polite and devoted woman who captivates the children, cleans the family’s chic Paris apartment, stays late without complaint and hosts enviable birthday parties.

But as the couple’s dependence on their nanny increases, their idyllic domesticity is shattered.

By Leïla Slimani
Adapted for radio by Hattie Naylor from the translation by Sam Taylor

Cast:
Louise ….. Christine Bottomley
Myriam ….. Laila Alj
Paul ….. Shaun Evans
Mila ….. Beatrice Butler
Wafa ….. Lara Sawalha
Emma ….. Liz Sutherland-Lim
Mme Bernard ….. Jane Slavin
Adam ….. Leo Layton-McClean
Emergency services....Céline Fuhrer
Emergency services....Cédric Moreau

Other voices played by the cast.

Executive Producer: Sara Davies
Produced by Nicolas Jackson and Steve Bond

An Afonica production for BBC Radio 4

Myriam is sure she's found the perfect nanny for her two young children. But has she?

Radio 4 drama

0320190619

Adapted from Leïla Slimani’s international bestseller, winner of France’s prestigious Prix Goncourt.

When Myriam, a French-Moroccan lawyer, decides to return to work, she and her music producer husband Paul look for the perfect nanny for their two young children. They never dreamed they would find Louise - a quiet, polite and devoted woman who captivates the children, cleans the family’s chic Paris apartment, stays late without complaint and hosts enviable birthday parties.

But as the couple’s dependence on their nanny increases, their idyllic domesticity is shattered.

By Leïla Slimani
Adapted for radio by Hattie Naylor from the translation by Sam Taylor

Cast:
Louise ….. Christine Bottomley
Myriam ….. Laila Alj
Paul ….. Shaun Evans
Mila ….. Beatrice Butler
Wafa ….. Lara Sawalha
Sylvie ….. Jane Slavin
Pascal ….. Tayla Kovacevic-Ebong
Adam ….. Leo Layton-McClean
Emergency services.... Céline Fuhrer
Emergency services.... Cédric Moreau

Other voices played by the cast.

Executive Producer: Sara Davies
Produced by Nicolas Jackson and Steve Bond

An Afonica production for BBC Radio 4

Myriam defends her decision to go back to work despite concerns about her new nanny.

Radio 4 drama

0320190619

Adapted from Leïla Slimani’s international bestseller, winner of France’s prestigious Prix Goncourt.

When Myriam, a French-Moroccan lawyer, decides to return to work, she and her music producer husband Paul look for the perfect nanny for their two young children. They never dreamed they would find Louise - a quiet, polite and devoted woman who captivates the children, cleans the family’s chic Paris apartment, stays late without complaint and hosts enviable birthday parties.

But as the couple’s dependence on their nanny increases, their idyllic domesticity is shattered.

By Leïla Slimani
Adapted for radio by Hattie Naylor from the translation by Sam Taylor

Cast:
Louise ….. Christine Bottomley
Myriam ….. Laila Alj
Paul ….. Shaun Evans
Mila ….. Beatrice Butler
Wafa ….. Lara Sawalha
Sylvie ….. Jane Slavin
Pascal ….. Tayla Kovacevic-Ebong
Adam ….. Leo Layton-McClean
Emergency services....Céline Fuhrer
Emergency services....Cédric Moreau

Other voices played by the cast.

Executive Producer: Sara Davies
Produced by Nicolas Jackson and Steve Bond

An Afonica production for BBC Radio 4

Myriam defends her decision to go back to work despite concerns about her new nanny.

Radio 4 drama

0420190620

Adapted from Leïla Slimani’s international bestseller, winner of France’s prestigious Prix Goncourt.

When Myriam, a French-Moroccan lawyer, decides to return to work, she and her music producer husband Paul look for the perfect nanny for their two young children. They never dreamed they would find Louise - a quiet, polite and devoted woman who captivates the children, cleans the family’s chic Paris apartment, stays late without complaint and hosts enviable birthday parties.

But as the couple’s dependence on their nanny increases, their idyllic domesticity is shattered.

By Leïla Slimani
Adapted for radio by Hattie Naylor from the translation by Sam Taylor

Cast:
Louise ….. Christine Bottomley
Myriam ….. Laila Alj
Paul ….. Shaun Evans
Mila ….. Beatrice Butler
Wafa ….. Lara Sawalha
Florence ….. Jane Slavin
Adam ….. Leo Layton-McClean
Emergency services.... Céline Fuhrer
Emergency services.... Cédric Moreau

Other voices played by the cast.

Executive Producer: Sara Davies
Produced by Nicolas Jackson and Steve Bond

An Afonica production for BBC Radio 4

Tensions mount between Myriam and Paul over doubts about their children's nanny.

Radio 4 drama

0420190620

Adapted from Leïla Slimani’s international bestseller, winner of France’s prestigious Prix Goncourt.

When Myriam, a French-Moroccan lawyer, decides to return to work, she and her music producer husband Paul look for the perfect nanny for their two young children. They never dreamed they would find Louise - a quiet, polite and devoted woman who captivates the children, cleans the family’s chic Paris apartment, stays late without complaint and hosts enviable birthday parties.

But as the couple’s dependence on their nanny increases, their idyllic domesticity is shattered.

By Leïla Slimani
Adapted for radio by Hattie Naylor from the translation by Sam Taylor

Cast:
Louise ….. Christine Bottomley
Myriam ….. Laila Alj
Paul ….. Shaun Evans
Mila ….. Beatrice Butler
Wafa ….. Lara Sawalha
Florence ….. Jane Slavin
Adam ….. Leo Layton-McClean
Emergency services....Céline Fuhrer
Emergency services....Cédric Moreau

Other voices played by the cast.

Executive Producer: Sara Davies
Produced by Nicolas Jackson and Steve Bond

An Afonica production for BBC Radio 4

Tensions mount between Myriam and Paul over doubts about their children's nanny.

Radio 4 drama

0520190621

Adapted from Leïla Slimani’s international bestseller, winner of France’s prestigious Prix Goncourt.

When Myriam, a French-Moroccan lawyer, decides to return to work, she and her music producer husband Paul look for the perfect nanny for their two young children. They never dreamed they would find Louise - a quiet, polite and devoted woman who captivates the children, cleans the family’s chic Paris apartment, stays late without complaint and hosts enviable birthday parties.

But as the couple’s dependence on their nanny increases, their idyllic domesticity is shattered.

By Leïla Slimani
Adapted for radio by Hattie Naylor from the translation by Sam Taylor

Cast:
Louise ….. Christine Bottomley
Myriam ….. Laila Alj
Paul ….. Shaun Evans
Mila ….. Beatrice Butler
Wafa ….. Lara Sawalha
Adam ….. Leo Layton-McClean
Emergency services.... Céline Fuhrer
Emergency services.... Cédric Moreau

Other voices played by the cast.

Executive Producer: Sara Davies
Produced by Nicolas Jackson and Steve Bond

An Afonica production for BBC Radio 4

Louise's behaviour around the children is increasingly erratic. But can Myriam let her go?

Radio 4 drama

0520190621

Adapted from Leïla Slimani’s international bestseller, winner of France’s prestigious Prix Goncourt.

When Myriam, a French-Moroccan lawyer, decides to return to work, she and her music producer husband Paul look for the perfect nanny for their two young children. They never dreamed they would find Louise - a quiet, polite and devoted woman who captivates the children, cleans the family’s chic Paris apartment, stays late without complaint and hosts enviable birthday parties.

But as the couple’s dependence on their nanny increases, their idyllic domesticity is shattered.

By Leïla Slimani
Adapted for radio by Hattie Naylor from the translation by Sam Taylor

Cast:
Louise ….. Christine Bottomley
Myriam ….. Laila Alj
Paul ….. Shaun Evans
Mila ….. Beatrice Butler
Wafa ….. Lara Sawalha
Adam ….. Leo Layton-McClean
Emergency services....Céline Fuhrer
Emergency services....Cédric Moreau

Other voices played by the cast.

Executive Producer: Sara Davies
Produced by Nicolas Jackson and Steve Bond

An Afonica production for BBC Radio 4

Louise's behaviour around the children is increasingly erratic. But can Myriam let her go?

Radio 4 drama

0120190617

Adapted from Leïla Slimani’s international bestseller, winner of France’s prestigious Prix Goncourt.

When Myriam, a French-Moroccan lawyer, decides to return to work, she and her music producer husband Paul look for the perfect nanny for their two young children. They never dreamed they would find Louise - a quiet, polite and devoted woman who captivates the children, cleans the family’s chic Paris apartment, stays late without complaint and hosts enviable birthday parties.

But as the couple’s dependence on their nanny increases, their idyllic domesticity is shattered.

By Leïla Slimani
Adapted for radio by Hattie Naylor from the translation by Sam Taylor

Cast:
Louise ….. Christine Bottomley
Myriam ….. Laila Alj
Paul ….. Shaun Evans
Mila ….. Beatrice Butler
Wafa ….. Lara Sawalha
Gigi….. Liz Sutherland-Lim
Grace ….. Feyi Babalola
Aysha ….. Nandita Shankardass
Adam ….. Leo Layton-McClean
Emergency services.... Céline Fuhrer
Emergency services.... Cédric Moreau

Other voices played by the cast.

Executive Producer: Sara Davies
Produced by Nicolas Jackson and Steve Bond

An Afonica production for BBC Radio 4

A couple seek the perfect nanny for their two young children. But all is not as it seems.

Radio 4 drama