The Peacock Screamed One Morning is a radio play by R.C. Scriven. It was first broadcast on BBC Radio 4 on 25 March 1970[1].


Autobiographical verse play. Ronald and his brother board with a stern farmer and her husband during the First World War. Their mother is gravely ill and their father is in combat overseas.


Critical ReceptionEdit


  1. Scriven, R.C. The Seasons of the Blind and other radio plays in verse BBC Books London 1974

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