The Virginia Woolf BBC Radio Drama Collection

  • Author Virginia Woolf
  • Narrator various
  • Publisher BBC Audio
  • Run Time 13 hours and 33 minutes
  • Format Audio
  • Genre Classic fiction.

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What to expect

The collected BBC radio adaptations of Virginia Woolf’s pioneering modernist novels, with star casts including Kristin Scott-Thomas, Vanessa Redgrave, Juliet Stevenson, Laura Fraser, Robert Glenister and Fenella Woolgar.

The Voyage Out
A sea voyage to South America turns into a journey of self-discovery for naïve Rachel Vinrace. Starring Laura Fraser, Rebecca Johnson and Bertie Carvel.

Night and Day
In pre-First World War London, aristocrat Katharine Hilbery and suffragette Mary Datchet have their assumptions about love challenged. Starring Kristin Scott-Thomas.

Mrs Dalloway
Virginia Woolf’s masterpiece charts one day in the life of Clarissa Dalloway, as she prepares to host an important party. Starring Fenella Woolgar.

To the Lighthouse
Centring around a summer home on Skye, Virginia Woolf’s landmark tale follows the Ramsay family and their guests before and after World War I. Starring Vanessa Redgrave, Juliet Stevenson and Robert Glenister.

Orlando
The adventures of time-travelling, gender-swapping poet Orlando, who is born male in Elizabethan England and dies female over 300 years later. Starring Jennie Stoller and David McAlister.

The Waves
In this radical ‘play-poem’, six characters look back on their childhood and first forays into adulthood, and reflect on the loss of their friend Percival. Starring Geraldine James and Anna Massey.

Between the Acts
An eccentric artist devises a pageant celebrating English history – but it is 1939, and the shadow of war hangs over England’s present. Starring Sarah Badel.

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