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Episode 4

by Jane Purcell.

The true story of English sisters Louise and Ida Cook (better known as romantic novelist Mary Burchell), whose love of opera led them into a life of danger, rescuing Jewish refugees from Nazi Germany.

4/5 1938. A secret weekend in Frankfurt becomes a race against time.

Translations by Johannes Mirbach

Original research by Louise Carpenter

Produced and directed by Jonquil Panting.

Release date:

15 minutes

Last on

Thu 8 Nov 2012 19:45

Credits

Role Contributor
Ida Cook ('Mary Burchell')Liza Sadovy
Louise CookSusie Riddell
MegLizzy Watts
Frau JackStephanie Racine
Anna von RibbentropAudrey Schoellhammer
Jacques HeliczerBen Crowe
LuntJames Lailey
Frau MalinSarah Thom
IsmayKatherine Pearce
ProducerJonquil Panting
DirectorJonquil Panting
WriterJane Purcell

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