Front Row | The Little Stranger

Based on The Little Stranger by Sarah Waters

Director Lenny Abrahamson on his film adaption of Sarah Waters' novel The Little Stranger, a ghost story set in a dilapidated English manor in the 1940s. Abrahamson, who was Oscar nominated for his previous film Room, explains the how it is more than just a ghost story and talks about the challenges of adapting an unreliable narrator from the book onto screen.


Licence: ERA Licence required

  • Type: Analysis
  • Channel: BBC Radio 4
  • Duration: 9'19''
  • Broadcast date: 2018

UK only
Staff and students of licensed education establishments only
Cannot be adapted

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