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Episode 1

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Sebastian Faulks' epic love story set against the First World War is adapted for the screen for the first time.

As Stephen Wraysford fights in the terrifying death-filled trenches of northern France, he is haunted by memories of Isabelle Azaire, the woman with whom he had an illicit and all-consuming affair during a summer in France before the war.

1 hour, 25 minutes

Last on

Fri 18 May 2012 01:40

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Role Contributor
DirectorPhilip Martin
DirectorPhilip Martin
ProducerLynn Horsford
ProducerLynn Horsford
Executive ProducerJuliette Howell
Executive ProducerJuliette Howell
WriterAbi Morgan
WriterAbi Morgan
Stephen WraysfordEddie Redmayne
IsabelleClemence Poesy
Jack FirebraceJoseph Mawle
JeanneMarie-Josee Croze
Captain GrayMatthew Goode
Rene AzaireLaurent Lafitte
Captain WeirRichard Madden
Monsieur BerardPatrice Thibaud
Madame BerardIsabelle Gomez
Lisette AzaireClara Grebot
Gregoire AzaireMaxime Roussel
Private DouglasGeorge MacKay
EvansSimon Nehan
ShawDaniel Cerqueira
TurnerSean McKenzie
Private TipperThomas Turgoose
Private BrennanRory Keenan
TysonPaul Rattray
RSM PriceNick Moss
LebrunMate Szabo
Private ByrneMatthew Aubrey
MargueritePiroska Molnar