The Painted Veil - ep 5/5
by Somerset Maugham
dramatised by Lizzie Nunnery
First published in 1925 to a storm of protest this is a haunting and poignant drama of a woman's spiritual awakening.
Set in 1920's China. Walter has cholera and Kitty is horrified and heartbroken. She leaves Mei-Fan-Tu and back in
Hong Kong finds herself in the same house as her ex-lover Charles Townsend.
Kitty Fane ...... Sarah Smart
Walter Fane ...... Nicholas Farrell
Waddington ... Conrad Nelson
Dorothy Townsend ..... Julia Rounthwaite
Charles Townsend ..... James Nickerson
Officer/Doctor ....... Chris Lee
Directed by Pauline Harris.