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Newman, an American businessman in Paris falls in love with Claire De Cintre, from an aristocratic family. Her family however, are shrouded in mystery and cause misery and mayhem.

Love Henry James: The American Ep1/2
Dramatised by Lavinia Murray

Humour and heartache collide in this early James novel. When Christopher Newman, an American and self-made millionaire businessmen arrives in Paris he falls in love with Claire de Cintre. A wife from an aristocratic French Family is exactly what he's looking for, but he's unaware of the dark mystery surrounding her family, and the misery and mayhem they have yet to cause.

Produced and directed by Pauline Harris.

1 hour

Last on

Sat 12 May 2018 21:00

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Role Contributor
Henry James John Lynch
Christopher Newman Lee Ingleby
Claire de Cintre Olivia Hallinan
Madame de Bellgarde Richenda Carey
Mrs Bread Richenda Carey
Urbain Bellgarde Jonathan Keeble
Msr Nioche Jonathan Keeble
Valentin Bellgarde Ashley Margolis
Noemie Nioche Alais Lawson
Mrs Tristram Alais Lawson
Mr Tristram Ryan Early
Deepmere Ryan Early
Director Pauline Harris
Producer Pauline Harris
Author Henry James
Adaptor Lavinia Murray

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