Wharton in the News: Edith Wharton’s works on BBC Radio

News of possible interest:

  1. Edith Wharton’s unpublished play _The Shadow of a Doubt_ was recently dramatized on BBC Radio 3. You can still listen for two more weeks, after which it will be removed from the site. (If you think it sounds like The Fruit of the Tree, you’re right.)

The Shadow of a Doubt

Phoebe Fox, Francesca Annis and Paul Ready star in the world premiere of a newly discovered play by Edith Wharton from 1901. Former nurse Kate Derwent carries a terrible secret.


  1. A serialized version of The Custom of the Country  is available on BBC Radio 4:


Thanks to Laura Rattray and Sue Hart-Stevens for alerting the EWS to these performances.