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Episode 1

Rachel Wagstaff's dramatisation of the novel by Sebastian Faulks, set in a France still reeling from the First World War and limbering up for the Second.

Faulks examines the hopes, fears and passions of a few individuals and explores a world of fragile optimism, where the signs of another war are already on the horizon.

Charles Hartmann ...... Julian Rhind-Tutt
Anne Louvet ...... Jessica Raine
Christine Hartmann ...... Catherine Cusack
Andre Mattlin ...... David Westhead
Etienne ...... Toby Jones
Madame Bouin ...... Jane Whittenshaw
Monsieur le Patron ...... Jonathan Oliver
Mireille ...... Avril Clark

Directed by Frank Stirling

A Unique production for BBC Radio 4.

Release date:

15 minutes

Last on

Mon 11 May 2009 19:45

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