The Thrill of Love
Maxine Peake plays Ruth Ellis, the last woman to be hanged in Britain. Starring alongside a cast that includes Siobhan Finneran and Joe Arnstrong, Amanda Whittington's hit stage transfer imagines the role played by the women close to Ruth during the months between Ruth's murder of her lover David Blakely and her subsequent death by hanging. Writer Amanda Whittington Director Kate Chapman Producer Justine Potter Exec Producer Melanie Harris Sound Design Eloise Whitmore Music Billie Holiday
This programme was a BBC production directed by Kate Chapman for Savvy Productions in Manchester.
Citation : Whittington, A., Chapman, K. and Potter, J. (2016) [Radio] BBC Radio 4 5 November 2.30p,m
Research Group : Drama Research Group
Research Institute : Institute of Drama, Dance and Performance Studies
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