RUSC Christmas Radio Station
Wurthering Heights

Wurthering Heights

Broadcast: 22nd October 1944
Added: Aug 24 2010

Wuthering Heights is a tragic love story set on the moors of Howarth in the North of England during the 19th century. Cathy has grown up with the orphan boy Heathcliffe whom her father rescued from the streets of London as a child. Cathy has always loved Heathcliffe but as an adult she gave up her love and married Edgar Linton for wealth and standing in society. However she never stopped loving Heathcliffe and when he returned to live at Wuthering Heights she was filled with hope only to learn that he had come back with wealth and revenge for his scorned love.

Story adapted for radio by: Jean Holloway

Author: Emily Bronte