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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.

Writer ..... John Banville
Director ..... Gemma McMullan
Producer ..... Gemma McMullan.

Release date:

45 minutes

Last on

Mon 21 Mar 2016 14:15

Credits

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
DirectorGemma McMullan
ProducerGemma McMullan