Episode 20: Penda’s Fen (1974)

Penda’s Fen aired on with the BBC’s Play for Today series on March 21, 1974. David Rudkin’s screenplay follows a gay teen on an Alice in Wonderland style journey through England’s pagan past. My guest and I attempt to parse Rudkin’s thoughts on religion, sexuality, social conformity and rebellion.

This episode includes spoilers.

The Incubus

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