This is a radio play which was broadcast in four parts from 29th October to 19th November 2003 on Radio 4.
It was described as "Jonathan Coe's touching tale of musical, political and sexual passion in 1970s Birmingham. The Rotters Club is for anyone who ever experienced adolescence the hard way.
Ben Trotter....James Bradshaw
Sam Trotter....Frank Skinner
Barbara Trotter/Ffion Foulkes....Haydn Gwynne
Bill Anderton/Fudge....David Tennant
Mr Plumb....David Troughton
Doug Anderton....Adam Paul Harvey
Paul Trotter....Sam Bradley
Miriam Newman....Emma Cunniffe
Claire Newman....Emily Corrie
Irene Anderton/Waitress....Olivia Colman
Steve Richards....Christopher Simpson
It was adapted for radio by Simon Littlefield. Original music was composed by Louis Philippe and performed by Louis Philippe and Jonathan Coe.
Click the links below to hear each episode:
29th October 2003
5th November 2003
12th November 2003
19th November 2003
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Many thanks to PolyG for providing this MP3.