Bill Nighy reads The Facts of life


Francis Wyndam’s three subtle stories of desire and yearning during the dark days of the second world war are matchless in tone and nuance. They centre on the young and old, on those upstairs and downstairs, on those living in town and country…

1.The Facts of Life


Young Newton never settled at the school, then he has to see the
headmaster about a rather delicate subject…

Read by Bill Nighy
Producer Duncan Minshull.

Tuesday the 10th of August, 15.30 – BBC 4 (and on Listen Again for a week afterwards).