Volker Weidermann's account of the charming resort of Ostend, and in 1936 it's a haven for Middle-Europe emigres. Abridged in five episodes by Katrin Williams:
Stefan Zweig strolls the seafront, visits a cafe, and waits for his friend Joseph Roth to arrive. Also in town are other writers, wives and mistresses, as storm clouds gather over the rest of Europe..
Reader Peter Firth
Producer Duncan Minshull.