Galahad can't abide broken hearts. So when Sam Bagshott and Sandy, Lord Emsworth's current secretary, have a falling-out over a bet, Galahad determines to reunite the warring couple. Sam stands to win a sackful if Tipton Plimsoll marries Veronica Wedge, Lord Emsworth's niece, but there's a rumor that Tipton is deep in the financial soup. Veronica's fearsome mother immediately stops all nuptials. To add to the mayhem, the Empress, Lord Emsworth's beloved prize porker, is discovered drunk. Fortunately, Galahad is on hand to put matters right. Or so he hopes.
by P.G. Wodehouse
"Lord Emsworth's prized pig, the Empress of Blandings, is at the center of Wodehouse's hilarious tale of mistaken identity, the triumph of young love, and general mayhem among the twits at Blandings Castle. Jeremy Sinden gives a wonderful performance, using a completely difference voice for each character through layers and layers of zany dialogue. Especially delightful is Sinden's depiction of the aunts, those fearsome, intrepid ladies encrusted with family jewels and names like Hermoine and Daphne. Although Wodehouse published the Blandings novels in the mid-sixties, his stories and characters are finding new fans in every generation. Productions of this quality will ensure continuing popularity. Oh, quite! B.V. (c)AudioFile, Portland, Maine"
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