BBC Radio 4 Saturday Drama
Cast: Maxine Peake, Siobhan Finneran and Joe Armstrong
Produced by Savvy and directed by Kate Chapman (2016)
Ruth Ellis works hard, plays hard and dreams of a movie-star life. Yet in 1955, the self-styled ‘blonde bombshell’ is convicted of murder and becomes the last woman to be hanged in Great Britain. Adapted from the stage play.