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War Bride

war_brideWar Bride was first broadcast as the Afternoon Drama on BBC Radio 4 in 2006


The Second World War is over and Eleanor and Clarence are on a ship, emigrating to Canada. Young Eleanor is running away from the farm she grew up on – and her parents don’t know. When Eleanor discovers that her childhood sweetheart Frank is also on board, she starts to retreat from Clarence into the world of her imagination. Eleanor is vulnerable a long way from home. Who can she trust?

Cast and Creatives

Eleanor: Charlotte Emmerson

Clarence: Simon Lee Phillips

Frank: Joseph Kloska

Directed by Susan Roberts.