The Way We Live Right Now

The Way We Live Now, Anthony Trollope’s satirical novel about money, greed and dishonesty, brought right up to date in 15, 15 minute episodes. First broadcast on Radio 4 in 2008.

Episode 1 Former British tennis star Felix ‘Flex’ Carbury once had a career. Now he has a problem.
Episode 2 International financier Ghassan Mehmoud has money but not the profile he craves.
Episode 3 Organic farmer Roger is devoted to Hetta Carbury. If only she were as devoted to him.
Episode 4 Jeremy Longstaff MP loses both his football club and his daughter to Mehmoud.
Episode 5 Will Flex have the courage to ask Mehmoud for his daughter’s hand?
Episode 6 Paul Montague is visited by an old friend.
Episode 7 Marie is plotting to elope, but is it worth Flex’s while?
Episode 8 For both Paul and Marie, freedom is so close and yet so far away.
Episode 9 Mehmoud plans to triumph at the Powercure Ball.
Episode 10 Who will be seen at the Powercure Ball now the Mehmoud name is toxic?
Episode 11 Now that Ghassan Mehmoud is a peer, can he save his business empire and his name?
Episode 12 Flex faces the wrath of Jason Crumb.
Episode 13 Flex may be wounded, but it’s his sister who is really hurting.
Episode 14 Where can Ghassan Mehmoud run?
Episode 15 In the glare of scandal, some hearts are mended.