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Episode 9

1944: As American soldiers parade through Rome, Chiara receives some terrible news. Starring Greta Scacchi and Juliet Aubrey.

1944. As American soldiers parade through Rome, Chiara receives some devastating news.

1973. Chiara confides in her oldest friend about her dilemma over Daniele's teenage daughter, Maria, who doesn't yet know anything about her father's past.

Greta Scacchi, Juliet Aubrey and Sophie Melville star in Virginia Baily's powerful novel of love, loss and learning to be a mother.

Narrator.....Greta Scacchi
Chiara.....Juliet Aubrey
Maria.....Sophie Melville
Cecilia.....Alex Tregear
Daniele.....Adam Thomas Wright
Gennaro/ Adult Daniele.....Cesare Taurasi
Simone/ Nonna.....Jessica Turner
Antonio.....David Hounslow
Gabriele.....David Acton
Tommaso/ Nazi officer/ Brian.....Felix Auer
Edna.....Amelia Lowdell
Barry/ Goffredo.....Chris Pavlo
Gianni.....Sam Dale

Dramatised by Miranda Emmerson.

Director: Emma Harding

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in October 2015.

22 days left to listen

15 minutes


Role Contributor
Shardlake Justin Salinger
Barak Bryan Dick
Wrenne Geoffrey Whitehead
Maleverer Stephen Critchlow
Tamasin Cath Whitefield
Jennet Alex Tregear
Craike Patrick Brennan
Director Kirsteen Cameron
Producer Kirsteen Cameron
Adaptor Colin MacDonald
Author CJ Sansom


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