Rebecca Hunt - Mr Chartwell [book At Bedtime]

Episodes

EpisodeRepeatedComments
0120101004 (BBC7)
20150803 (BBC7)
20150804 (BBC7)

Written by Rebecca Hunt.

Set across five days in July 1964 we follow the bizarrely intertwined lives of Sir Winston Churchill, Esther Hammerhans and the unwelcome visitor they both share.

July 1964, and the day looms when Winston Churchill must leave Parliament. Meanwhile Esther, a library clerk, has her own black date in the diary. She also has an unusual visitor.

The reader is Miriam Margolyes.

Abridged and produced by Jill Waters

A Waters Company Production for BBC Radio 4.

July 1964: The lives of Winston Churchill and Esther, a library clerk, become intertwined.

0220101005 (BBC7)
20150804 (BBC7)
20150805 (BBC7)

Esther is still in shock after her first meeting with Mr Chartwell, her prospective lodger

Written by Rebecca Hunt.

Set across five days in July 1964 we follow the bizarrely intertwined lives of Sir Winston Churchill, Esther Hammerhans and the unwelcome visitor they both share.

July 1964, and the day looms when Winston Churchill must leave Parliament. Meanwhile Esther, a library clerk, has her own black date in the diary. She also has an unusual visitor.

The reader is Miriam Margolyes.

Abridged and produced by Jill Waters

A Waters Company Production for BBC Radio 4.

0320101006 (BBC7)
20150805 (BBC7)
20150806 (BBC7)

Mr Chartwell has promised to tell Esther more about himself.

Written by Rebecca Hunt.

Wednesday 22nd July has been a long day for Esther, and it is still not over - Mr Chartwell has promised to tell her more about himself and just what the nature of his work is.

The reader is Miriam Margolyes.

Abridged and produced by Jill Waters

A Waters Company Production for BBC Radio 4.

0420101007 (BBC7)
20150806 (BBC7)
20150807 (BBC7)

Esther is not sure what to expect in the morning, having let Mr Chartwell stay the night.

Written by Rebecca Hunt.

Having agreed that Black Pat aka Mr Chartwell can stay over for a night, Esther is not sure what to expect in the morning.

The reader is Miriam Margolyes.

Abridged and produced by Jill Waters

A Waters Company Production for BBC Radio 4.

0520101008 (BBC7)
20150807 (BBC7)
20150808 (BBC7)

The weekend is approaching, together with the anniversary of Esther's husband's death.

Written by Rebecca Hunt

The weekend is approaching, together with the imminent anniversary of Esther's husband's death. But an unexpected task is set for Esther by her boss at the Westminster Library.

The reader is Miriam Margolyes.

Abridged and produced by Jill Waters

A Waters Company Production for BBC Radio 4.

0620101011 (BBC7)
20150810 (BBC7)
20150811 (BBC7)

Black Pat continues to lay siege to Esther, and Beth issues an invitation to a lunch party

Written by Rebecca Hunt

The reader is Miriam Margolyes.

Abridged and produced by Jill Waters

A Waters Company Production for BBC Radio 4.

0720101012 (BBC7)
20150811 (BBC7)
20150812 (BBC7)

Esther and Corkbowl are both preparing for the trip to Chartwell.

Written by Rebecca Hunt

Saturday 25th July 1964: Esther and Corkbowl are both preparing for the trip to Chartwell. But Esther is dreading Sunday for other reasons.

The reader is Miriam Margolyes.

Abridged and produced by Jill Waters

A Waters Company Production for BBC Radio 4.

0820101013 (BBC7)
20150812 (BBC7)
20150813 (BBC7)

Clementine Churchill takes a stand, while Beth and Big Oliver host Sunday lunch.

Written by Rebecca Hunt

Clementine Churchill takes a stand. Beth and Big Oliver host Sunday lunch.

The reader is Miriam Margolyes.

Abridged and produced by Jill Waters

A Waters Company Production for BBC Radio 4.

0920101014 (BBC7)
20150813 (BBC7)
20150814 (BBC7)

Written by Rebecca Hunt

Sunday afternoon : Churchill's study is the scene of a delicate conversation.

The reader is Miriam Margolyes.

Abridged and produced by Jill Waters

A Waters Company Production for BBC Radio 4.

Sunday afternoon and Winston Churchill's study is the scene of a delicate conversation.

1020101015 (BBC7)
20150814 (BBC7)
20150815 (BBC7)

Sunday evening and Esther returns home to find Black Pat waiting for her.

Written by Rebecca Hunt

Sunday evening, Esther returns home to find Black Pat waiting for her.

The reader is Miriam Margolyes.

Abridged and produced by Jill Waters

A Waters Company Production for BBC Radio 4.