The Thrill of Love

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.

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.

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