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Rome 1943. A split-second decision is about to change Chiara's life forever. Starring Greta Scacchi and Juliet Aubrey.

Rome 1943. A split-second decision is about to change Chiara's life forever.

Cardiff 1973. Welsh teenager Maria learns some shocking news about her past.

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

Omnibus of the first five of ten parts. The action moves between Nazi-occupied Rome and 1973.

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

Director: Emma Harding

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in October 2015.

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1 hour, 10 minutes

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Mon 7 Oct 2019 01:00

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