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Bowen and Betjeman

Award winning novelist, John Banville, imagines an encounter between Elizabeth Bowen and John Betjeman as they meet for luncheon in a Dublin hotel during the Second World War. As their conversation ranges over their lives, their loves, their politics, we are given a portrait of wartime Dublin and London and of the place of the artist in a world at war.

Written by John Banville
Produced by Gemma McMullan.

Release date:

45 minutes

Last on

Fri 14 Feb 2014 14:15


Role Contributor
Elizabeth BowenMiranda Richardson
John BetjemanToby Jones
Isaiah BerlinNick Dunning
Goronwy ReesNicholas Murchie
Maurice BowraGerard McDermott
DermotMiche Doherty
Noreen ColleySophie Harkness
Rosamond LehmannMaggie Cronin
WriterJohn Banville
ProducerGemma McMullan