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Radio

Glenda Jackson is brilliant in Radio 4’s Zola adaptation - and terrifying

Plus: Radio 3’s Northern Lights season begins with the broadcast of a classic 1967 ‘contrapuntal radio documentary’ by Glenn Gould

5 December 2015

9:00 AM

5 December 2015

9:00 AM

It was a stroke of genius to invite Glenda Jackson to make her return to acting as the star of Radio 4’s massive new series of dramas, Blood, Sex and Money, based on the novels of Émile Zola. Jackson plays Dide, the matriarch of the Rougon-Macquart families from Plassans in the depths of southern France.

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