The Painted Hall

First Aired: April 2022

1 x 44min radio play.

Drama about the Painted Hall at the Old Royal Naval College, Greenwich – a masterpiece contrived by James Thornhill with help from Hogarth.

Hugh plays James Thornhill.

The play was originally performed in January 2020 as a semi-staged reading: A Salon Evening: A Play for Five Voices and a Painted Hall.


Ian Kelly


Jane Asher, Genevieve Gaunt, Ryan Early, Ben Onwukwe, Trevor Fox, Sarah Ridgeway


Clive Brill


Clive Brill

Production Co:

A Brill Production for BBC Radio 4

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