Friedrich Handel is down in the dumps because the Kind is growing tired of his music. He heads North to Edinburgh for inspiration and meets the ladies of The Fair Intellectual Club – a secret society for girls.With the help of Marjory Handel finds a melancholy theme for a new work.
Thanks to the efforts of the girl-about-town Ishbel and maths genius Alison he ends up with a much jauntier, raunchier tune.
Starring Caroline Deyga, Jessica Hardwick, Samara MacLaren, Simon Donaldson, Gordon Kennedy and special guest Gus Brown.
Episode 3 at 6:30pm today, Thursday 17th November on BBC Radio 4
The show will be available live HERE tonight and you will be able to view and catch up on all episodes on BBC Radio Iplayer.