A Place of Greater Safety by Hilary Mantel

bookshelves: radio-4, autumn-2015, historical-fiction, revolution, france, published-1992, play-dramatisation

Recommended for: BBC Radio Listeners
Read from August 31 to September 23, 2015


Description: Hilary Mantel’s gripping account of the cataclysmic events of the French Revolution seen through the eyes of three of its most important figures, Georges Danton, Camille Desmoulins and Maximilien Robespierre.

French Revolution Timeline




Excellent dramatisation, Melissa Murray.
Thanks you R4.

Camille: Carl Prekopp
Danton: Mark Stobbart
Robespierre: Sam Troughton
Narrator Lizzy Watts
Narrator Paul Ritter
Lucile Chloe Pirrie
Gabrielle Sarah Thom
Mirabeau Sam Dale
Adele Alex Tregear
Annette Jessica Turner
Herault Stephen Critchlow
Brissot David Hounslow
Nobleman Chris Pavlo

Directed by Marc Beeby.

4* A Place of Greater Safety
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