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William takes on a new teaching role, but is warned about Mademoiselle Reuter. Stars Paul Venables and Niamh Cusack.

William feels he’s found his natural place. A gifted teacher, he’s happy and content.

He finds further work in the neighbouring school for girls - in the very same place where he has heard a laughing voice, an enchanting ringing laugh...

The least-known of Charlotte Bronte's novels: a subtle, ambiguous and unsettling love story dramatised in ten parts by Rachel Joyce.

Starring Paul Venables as William Crimsworth, Roger May as Pelet and Niamh Cusack as Zoraide Reuter.

Director: Tracey Neale

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 2005.

15 minutes

Last on

Fri 28 Dec 2018 02:30