Episode 296 – The Handmaid Returns to Tell Her Tale

Handmaid's Tale Radio Drama BBCIn a rare return to a previously played episode, this week on RDR we re-play the masterful Goldhawk adaptation of Margaret Atwood’s The Handmaid’s Tale, a story about a woman caught in a totalitarian society where fertile woman are used as surrogates to keep society going… Regardless of how they may feel about the deal.

RDR is not a political show but we do like exploring ideas and having stories act as the ‘lies that tell the truth.’ And with some of the recent rhetoric in the USA, well…

Preceded by Episode 7 Part 2 of The Cleansed, wherein John Prophet is lined up to tell his story.