The Colour

Juliet Stevenson reads from the novel by Rose Tremain, about love, adventure, and the pursuit of happiness set against the back cloth of the 1866 New Zealand gold rush.

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It's 1866.

Joseph Blackstone and his new bride Harriet have crossed the world in search of happiness on New Zealand's plains.

It's 1866 and Joseph Blackstone and his new bride Harriet cross the world in search of happiness on the plains of New Zealand.

022003060320060411 (BBC7)
20060412 (BBC7)
20061121 (BBC7)
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It's 1866 and Joseph Blackstone and his new bride Harriet cross the world in search of happiness on the plains of New Zealand.

Joseph and Harriet Blackstone face their first New Zealand winter.

Joseph and Harriet face their first New Zealand winter.

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Harriet makes new friends.

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As winter turns to spring, Joseph makes a discovery.

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20061125 (BBC7)

Rose Tremain's compelling story, set in New Zealand.

There are secrets at the cob house.

Read by Juliet Stevenson.

Newly-weds Joseph and Harriet Blackstone have found a new life in New Zealand.

In Rose Tremaine's story set in New Zealand, there are secrets at the cob house.

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Today Joseph sets sail in search of gold.

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20060420 (BBC7)
20061129 (BBC7)
20061130 (BBC7)

Joseph hunts for gold leaving Lilian to save the Cob House.

In 1860s New Zealand Joseph hunts for gold leaving Lilian to save the Cob House.

Rose Tremaine's book read by Juliet Stevenson.

The Colour.

Part 8: Juliet Stevenson continues Rose Tremain's story of Joseph and Harriet Blackstone.

Joseph stakes his claim while Harriet and Lilian battle to save the Cob House.

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20061130 (BBC7)
20061201 (BBC7)

Rose Tremain's compelling story, set in New Zealand.

Joseph's search for gold in New Zealand grows more desperate as the days pass.

Rose Tremaine's novel is read by Juliet Stevenson.

Joseph's search grows more desperate as the days pass.

102003061320060421 (BBC7)
20060422 (BBC7)
20061201 (BBC7)
20061202 (BBC7)

Juliet Stevenson continues Rose Tremain's compelling story, set in New Zealand.

Harriet goes to the edge of the Hurunai.

Juliet Stevenson continues Rose Tremaine's novel.

Harriet goes to the edge of the Hurunui.

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20061204 (BBC7)
20061205 (BBC7)

Harriet and Joseph are unhappily reunited.

Juliet Stevenson reads Rose Tremaine's novel set in the 1860s New Zealand gold rush.

Today, Harriet and Joseph are unhappily reunited.

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20061205 (BBC7)
20061206 (BBC7)

Rose Tremain's novel read by Juliet Stevenson.

Harriet makes a find and hatches a plan alongside the New Zealand gold-diggers.

Harriet makes a discovery and finds an ally.

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20061206 (BBC7)
20061207 (BBC7)

Rose Tremain's compelling story, set in New Zealand during the gold rush.

Threatening rains are gathering above the golden fields.

High above the gold fields threatening rains are gathering.

Rose Tremaine's novel is read by Juliet Stevenson.

Above the gold fields, the rains are gathering, threatening to obliterate everything.

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20061207 (BBC7)
20061208 (BBC7)

Rose Tremain's novel read by Juliet Stevenson.

Harriet's wish for an extraordinary and unforgettable thing to happen comes true.

Juliet Stevenson reads Rose Tremaine's novel.

Harriet's wish for something extraordinary comes true.

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20061208 (BBC7)
20061209 (BBC7)

New lives begin.

Juliet Stevenson reads the final part of Rose Tremaine's novel in which new lives begin both in New Zealand and England.

Juliet Stevenson reads the final part of Rose Tremain's compelling story, set in New Zealand.