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Young Great War veteran Larry Darrell is back in Chicago, but heads for Paris on a spiritual quest. Stars Nicholas Le Prevost.

Traumatised young veteran Larry Darrell returns to Chicago after the First World War, but finds it difficult to fit back into society.

To the dismay of his fiancée, Isabel, he heads for Paris, where he embarks on a spiritual quest to find the answers to his many questions.

First published in 1944, W Somerset Maugham’s novel dramatised in two-parts by Ronald Frame.

W Somerset Mauqham ... Nicholas Le Prevost
Larry ... John Light
Isabel ... Megan Dodds
Elliott ... Edward Petherbridqe
Maturin/Brabazon ... David Bannerman
Gray ... Sam Dale
The Swami ... Amerjit Deu
Sophie ... Laurel Lefkow
Mrs Bradley ... Carolyn Pickles

Director: Gaynor MacFarlane

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 2005.

1 hour

Last on

Fri 18 Jan 2019 03:00

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