We Need To Talk About Kevin

A dramatisation of Lionel Shriver’s controversial award-winning modern-day tragedy. In this bold, sometimes shocking fictional narrative, Lionel dares to unpack a subject that most women worry about but never express –  the fear of becoming a mother and the terror of what kind of child one might bring into the world.

Dramatised by Anita Sullivan


First Broadcast:

Monday – Friday, 7th–18th January 2008 at 10:45 on BBC Radio 4

Production Credits:

Writer: Lionel Shriver
Dramatised for radio & directed by: Anita Sullivan
Cast: Madeleine Potter (Eva Khatchadourian), Richard Laing (Franklin Plaskett/Jack Marlin/Joshua Lukonsky), Nathan Nolan (Kevin Khatchadourian/Ziggy Randolf), Lucinda Cowden (Check-out girl/Dr Rhinestein/Vicki Paorski/Greer Ulanov/Police receptionist), Morgan Deare (Harvey/Mr Plaskett/Alan Strickland/Police officer), Sandra James Young (Siobhan/Loretta Greenleaf), Ethan Brooke (Baby Kevin/Celia), Buffy Davies (Mrs Plaskett/Dana Rocco/TV Reporter/Mrs Lukonsky), Pete Nichols (Trent’s dad)
Composer: John Thursfield
Broadcast Assistant: Sarah Tombling
Sound Engineer: David Thomas
Producer: Karen Rose

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