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Book at Bedtime

Jaws by Peter Benchley

Episode 5: 'Suppose someone gets killed.'

Duration: 15 minutes

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

Henry Goodman continues Peter Benchley's classic 1974 novel, and one of the greatest movies of all time.

As Brody becomes more and more obsessed with the shark, he's oblivious to the threats to his own marriage... Will the beaches open for the 4th of July? And will it ever be safe to go back into the water?

Reader: Henry Goodman
Writer: Peter Benchley's 1974 novel shot straight on to the bestseller lists, and has since sold some 20 million copies. It was adapted into the iconic film by Steven Spielberg a year later. The film won three Academy Awards.
Producer: Justine Willett
Abridger: Richard Hamilton. Show less

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