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John Hurt is The Narrator in John Fowles' multi-layered tale of forbidden passions in Victorian Dorset. With Emily Bruni.

Charles's life as a complacent Victorian gent has been overturned by his secret meetings with the mysterious Sarah on the under-cliff at Lyme.

Having vowed to end the liaison he finds himself lured one last time. He kisses Sarah passionately. Then discovers they're being watched...

John Hurt concludes John Fowles' passionate epic of two lovers in conflict with starched Victorian society.

Narrator ...... John Hurt
Charles ...... Jonathan Firth
Sarah ...... Emily Bruni
Ernestina ...... Kelly Reilly
Dr Grogan ...... TP McKenna
Mrs Endicott ...... Susan Jameson
Sam ...... Nick Sayce
Mary ...... Ella Smith
Mr Freeman ...... Gerard McDermott
Mrs Rogers ...... Colleen Prendergast
Montague ...... Wayne Foskett
Prostitute ...... Sophie Roberts
Curate ...... John Cummins

Dramatised by Graham White.

Producer: Peter Kavanagh

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 2006.

1 hour

Last on

Sat 19 Oct 2019 03:00

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