The Class Ceiling

The documentary explores how novels through the ages have embraced the class struggle, from Dickens, Gaskell and Hardy through to Robert Tressell's The Ragged-Trousered Philanthropists and the group of working-class writers who began to write their own stories in post-war Britain. With readings by Russell Tovey, Darren Boyd, Alex Macqueen, Emily Berrington, Freddie Fox, Rian Gordon and Olivia Barrowclough.