By Natalia Power.
Thomas Hood (1799-1845) wrote many poems and ditties, and is best known for his political treatise on behalf of working men and women, `The Song of the Shirt'.
His life was happy, but he died young.
With Anton Lesser, Geraldine Fitzgerald, Clare Corbett and Charlie Simpson.
Directed by Cherry Cookson


Broadcast Dates

  • 20010108 (Radio 4)