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Dismissed Denise is determined to stay in Paris, but finding other work proves difficult. Stars Georgia King and Lee Williams.

After her dismissal from The Ladies' Delight, Denise is determined to stay in Paris.

She rents a room above old Bourras' umbrella shop and quickly sets about trying to find other work. With local shops closing as The Delight expands, the task proves more difficult than she imagined.

Conclusion of Emile Zola's colourful love story - set in the hustle and excitement of the expansion of one of Paris' first department stores.

Narrator.....David Hargreaves
Denise.....Georgia King
Mouret.....Lee Williams
Bourdoncle.....Conrad Nelson
Baudu.....Nicholas Blane
Old Bourras/Baron/Vincard.....Will Tacey
Jean/Bauge.....Stephen Hoyle
Deloche/Colomban.....Michael Hugo
Mme Aurelie/Mme Baudu.....Clare Beck
Mme Desforges.....Melissa Jane Sinden
Mme Marty/Pauline.....Maeve Larkin
Clara.....Chantelle Dean
Genevieve/Margueritte/Mme Boves.....Polly Lister

Dramatised by Carine Adler.
Director: Stefan Escreet
Producer: Charlotte Riches

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in September 2010.

1 hour

Last on

Boxing Day 2019 10:00

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