The Handmaid’s Tale | Proms

Veteran war reporter Kate Adie and novelist Aminatta Forna discuss Margaret Atwood's groundbreaking feminist novel, 'The Handmaid's Tale', twenty five years after its publication, in which a religious revolution has overthrown the American government.

Clip Info
  • Clip length: 18'10''
  • Broadcast year: 2012
Curriculum Connection
  • English Literature | 20th-century texts | The Handmaid's Tale by Margaret Atwood | Theme

Licence: ERA Licence required


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

  • Provider: BBC
  • Channel: BBC Radio 3
  • Programme: Proms
  • Series: 2012, Proms Plus
  • Episode: The Handmaid's Tale