Black Narcissus

Rumer Godden's tale of a group of nuns who establish a remote mission in the Himalayas.

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20080225

Rumer Godden's tale of a group of nuns who establish a remote mission in the Himalayas.

1/5. Arrival

Filled with idealism, the group of nuns arrive in the Himalayas, but they are soon troubled by the insolent candour of the English agent Mr Dean.

Sister Clodagh....Emma Fielding

Mother Superior....Sara Kestelman

Sister Ruth....Lyndsey Marshal

Sister Philippa....Ellie Haddington

Sister Honey....Liza Sadovy

Angu Ayah....Souad Faress

Mr Dean....Ben Crowe

Dramatised by Stephen Wyatt.

Directed by Claire Grove.

20080226

Rumer Godden's tale of a group of nuns who establish a remote mission in the Himalayas.

2/5. The Young General

The group gains a new pupil.

Sister Clodagh....Emma Fielding

Sister Ruth....Lyndsey Marshal

Sister Philippa....Ellie Haddington

Sister Honey....Liza Sadovy

Kanchi....Liz Sutherland

Mr Dean....Ben Crowe

Young General....Akbar Kurta

Dramatised by Stephen Wyatt.

Directed by Claire Grove.

20080227

Rumer Godden's tale of a group of nuns who establish a remote mission in the Himalayas.

3/5. The New Chapel

Christmas is approaching, but Mr Dean is having an unsettling effect on the nuns.

Sister Clodagh....Emma Fielding

Sister Ruth....Lyndsey Marshal

Sister Philippa....Ellie Haddington

Sister Honey....Liza Sadovy

Kanchi....Liz Sutherland

Mr Dean....Ben Crowe

Young General....Akbar Kurta

Dramatised by Stephen Wyatt.

Directed by Claire Grove.

20080228

Rumer Godden's tale of a group of nuns who establish a remote mission in the Himalayas.

4/5. Departures

The harsh environment produces a crisis of faith among the nuns.

Sister Clodagh....Emma Fielding

Sister Ruth....Lyndsey Marshal

Sister Philippa....Ellie Haddington

Sister Honey....Liza Sadovy

Angu Ayah....Souad Faress

Mr Dean....Ben Crowe

Dramatised by Stephen Wyatt.

Directed by Claire Grove.

20080229

Rumer Godden's tale of a group of nuns who establish a remote mission in the Himalayas.

5/5. The Belfry

The local people lose their faith in the nuns when a child dies.

Sister Clodagh....Emma Fielding

Sister Ruth....Lyndsey Marshal

Sister Honey....Liza Sadovy

Angu Ayah....Souad Faress

Mr Dean....Ben Crowe

Dramatised by Stephen Wyatt.

Directed by Claire Grove.

01Arrival2008022520100607 (BBC7)
20100608 (BBC7)
20110613 (BBC7)
20120702 (BBC7)

Filled with idealism, the group of nuns arrive in the Himalayas, but they are soon troubled by the insolent candour of the English agent Mr Dean.

Nuns at a Himalayan mission are troubled by the insolent candour of English agent Mr Dean.

Idealistic nuns at a remote Himalayan mission are troubled by the insolent candour of English agent Mr Dean.

Stars Emma Fielding.

Idealistic nuns at a remote Himalayan mission are troubled by the insolent candour of English agent Mr Dean. Stars Emma Fielding.

01Arrival2008022520100607 (BBC7)
20100608 (BBC7)
20110613 (BBC7)
20120702 (BBC7)

Filled with idealism, the group of nuns arrive in the Himalayas, but they are soon troubled by the insolent candour of the English agent Mr Dean.

Nuns at a Himalayan mission are troubled by the insolent candour of English agent Mr Dean.

Idealistic nuns at a remote Himalayan mission are troubled by the insolent candour of English agent Mr Dean.

Stars Emma Fielding.

Idealistic nuns at a remote Himalayan mission are troubled by the insolent candour of English agent Mr Dean. Stars Emma Fielding.

02The Young General2008022620100608 (BBC7)
20100609 (BBC7)
20110614 (BBC7)

The group gains a new pupil.

A group of nuns establishing a remote mission in the Himalayas gain a new pupil.

Stars Emma Fielding and Lyndsey Marshal.

02The Young General2008022620100608 (BBC7)
20100609 (BBC7)
20110614 (BBC7)

The group gains a new pupil.

A group of nuns establishing a remote mission in the Himalayas gain a new pupil.

Stars Emma Fielding and Lyndsey Marshal.

03The New Chapel2008022720100609 (BBC7)
20100610 (BBC7)
20110615 (BBC7)

Christmas is approaching, but Mr Dean is having an unsettling effect on the nuns.

It's Christmas at the convent, where Mr Dean is having an unsettling effect on the nuns.

It's Christmas at the new Himalayan convent, where Mr Dean is having an unsettling effect on the nuns.

Stars Emma Fielding.

03The New Chapel2008022720100609 (BBC7)
20100610 (BBC7)
20110615 (BBC7)

Christmas is approaching, but Mr Dean is having an unsettling effect on the nuns.

It's Christmas at the convent, where Mr Dean is having an unsettling effect on the nuns.

It's Christmas at the new Himalayan convent, where Mr Dean is having an unsettling effect on the nuns.

Stars Emma Fielding.

04Departures2008022820100610 (BBC7)
20100611 (BBC7)
20110616 (BBC7)

The harsh environment produces a crisis of faith among the nuns.

The breathtaking but difficult Himalayan environment sparks a crisis of faith in the nuns.

Stars Emma Fielding and Ben Crowe.

04Departures2008022820100610 (BBC7)
20100611 (BBC7)
20110616 (BBC7)

The harsh environment produces a crisis of faith among the nuns.

The breathtaking but difficult Himalayan environment sparks a crisis of faith in the nuns.

Stars Emma Fielding and Ben Crowe.

05 LASTThe Belfry2008022920100611 (BBC7)
20100612 (BBC7)
20110617 (BBC7)

The local people lose their faith in the nuns when a child dies.

When a child dies, the nuns lose faith in the eyes of the local Himalayan people.

Stars Emma Fielding and Lyndsey Marshal.

05 LASTThe Belfry2008022920100611 (BBC7)
20100612 (BBC7)
20110617 (BBC7)

The local people lose their faith in the nuns when a child dies.

When a child dies, the nuns lose faith in the eyes of the local Himalayan people.

Stars Emma Fielding and Lyndsey Marshal.

OMNI20110619

Psychological drama about an order of nuns sent to establish a remote Himalayan mission.

Psychological drama about an order of idealistic nuns sent to establish a remote Himalayan mission.

Stars Emma Fielding.

OMNI20110619

Psychological drama about an order of nuns sent to establish a remote Himalayan mission.

Psychological drama about an order of idealistic nuns sent to establish a remote Himalayan mission.

Stars Emma Fielding.