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The Carlingford Chronicles - Miss Marjoribanks
Margaret Oliphant dramatisation with Elizabeth Spriggs
The Carlingford Chronicles - Miss Marjoribanks Episode 1 of 4
Lucilla Marjoribanks, a large and determined girl, returns from school with one purpose in life - to be a comfort to her recently widowed father - and to avoid all proposals of marriage...
The Carlingford Chronicles - Miss Marjoribanks Episode 2 of 4
Lucilla's "Thursday" has been a success, but Mr Cavendish is showing an interest in Barbara Lake and that is not part of her plan. Neither is the arrival of Archdeacon Beverley.
The Carlingford Chronicles - Miss Marjoribanks Episode 3 of 4
Mrs Mortimer is surrounded by a mystery which Lucilla can't unravel. Archdeacon Beverley seems to be involved but who else? Lucilla is determined to give advice, but Mr Cavendish may not want to hear it...
The Battle Lost and Won
The Carlingford Chronicles - Miss Marjoribanks Episode 4 of 4
Ten years have passed and Lucilla worries that she might have "gone off".
When the MP for Carlingford dies, it seems that the two contenders, Mr Ashburton and Mr Cavendish are not of that opinion.
Margaret Oliphant's humorous novel dramatised by Elizabeth Proud.
Starring Elizabeth Spriggs as Mrs Oliphant, Teresa Gallagher as Lucilla Marjoribanks, Roy Hanlon as Dr Marjoribanks, Keith Drinkel as Mr Cavendish, Christopher Scott as Mr Ashburton, Elizabeth Mansfield as Barbara Lake and Nicholas Murchie as Tom Marjoribanks.
Music by Malcolm McKee.
Producer: Sue Wilson
First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 1992.