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Blood, Sex and Money by Emile Zola

Season 2 - Sex

Episode 1: Performance

Duration: 57 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FMLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FM

Blood Sex and Money, an epic 24 hours of drama inspired by the works of literature’s greatest whistle blower, Emile Zola.

Season 2. Sex. Episode 1. Performance.

A story of sexual desire and the birth of a celebrity dramatised by Oliver Emanuel.

Glenda Jackson returns as Dide, the matriarch to a family of wolves – the Rougon- Macquarts - and drawing us into the decadence and degradation of 19th Century France.

Nana’s been living and working on the dangerous streets of Paris when a theatre manager buys her for the night and realizes just how potent she could be.


Dide … Glenda Jackson
Nana…Holliday Grainger
Mignon…Ben Batt
Fauchery… John Catterall
Copeau…David Crellin
Rose…Kimberly Hart-Simpson
Paul…Reece Noi
Satin… Kate O’Flynn

Directed by Kirsty Williams Show less

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