The Lady of Shalott is a radio play by John Fletcher. It was first broadcast on BBC Radio on 25 August 1997[1].

A recording is available at the British Library Sound Archive.


When an aged butterfly collector is found poisoned by chloroform, a journalist uncovers a scandal which rocks the genteel tranquility of Victorian England. A curious menage a trois is revealed between a 16-year-old girl, the local vicar and the victim.


Directed by Cathryn Horn

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