Dramatisation by Frances Byrnes of Guy de Maupassant's story of political corruption in the newspaper world of 19th-century France and the inexorable rise of Georges Duroy - 'Bel Ami' - a charming, ruthless man of little talent but plenty of ambition.
Bel Ami is making the perfect match with a society heiress but his past is about to catch up with him, in the shape of Mme de Marelle, his long-term mistress.
Bel Ami....Jonathan Slinger
Monsieur Walter....Steffan Rhodri
Other roles played by Richard Nichols.
Directed by Polly Thomas.
Bel Ami is making the perfect match, but his past is about to catch up with him.