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Colette

Colette is persuaded to write up her semi-autobiographical tales which, published under her husband's name, become a sensation.

In late 1880s rural Burgundy, Sidonie-Gabrielle is courted by literary entrepreneur Henri Gauthier-Villars, who brings her back to Paris as his wife. Becoming painfully aware that the newlyweds' expenditure exceeds their income, Colette is persuaded to write up her semi-autobiographical tales which, published under his name, become a sensation.

1 hour, 42 minutes

Last on

Tue 15 Mar 2022 23:20

Music Played

Timings (where shown) are from the start of the programme in hours and minutes

  • 00:59

    Charles Gounod

    Faust

Credits

Role Contributor
Colette Keira Knightley
Willy Dominic West
Georgie Raoul-Duval Eleanor Tomlinson
Missy Denise Gough
Jules Robert Pugh
Sido Fiona Shaw
Ollendorff Julian Wadham
Writer Rebecca Lenkiewicz
Writer Richard Glatzer
Writer Wash Westmoreland
Director Wash Westmoreland

Broadcasts

  • Fri 2 Apr 2021 22:00
  • Tue 15 Mar 2022 23:20

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