The London suburbs, late 1920s: with a failing business, Mr Beluncle lives in a world of fantasy inspired by Mrs Parkinson’s Church of the Last Purification. His motto is ‘give love’.

Beluncle’s family, his mistress and the business partner in his failing furniture factory must contend with his plans for moving into smart new houses he cannot afford – as well as speculating in business that does not exist.

Mr Beluncle is a true eccentric – which can be both hilarious and infuriating…

Can Mr Beluncle combine religion and money to help his failing business?

Will Mr Beluncle try to avert financial ruin when he’s left in charge of the business?

VS Pritchett 1951 satirical novel

Dramatised in three parts by Frederick Bradnum.