The Coral Thief

Episodes

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01*2010011120141006 (BBC7)
20141007 (BBC7)

Dan Stevens reads from Rebecca Stott's love story, set in Paris in 1815 in the aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars.

Daniel Connor, a brilliant and ambitious student, is in Paris to take up a new position with some of the leading scientists of the day.

The chaos of an occupied city, a beautiful and enigmatic woman, and the swirl of revolutionary and heretical ideas about how life began create a heady atmosphere that is all too seductive.

On a hot August night, Daniel Connor is travelling towards Paris and a new vocation when he is captivated by a mysterious woman.

Abridged by Viv Beeby

Produced by Elizabeth Allard.

A botanist travelling to Paris and a new vocation is captivated by a mysterious woman.

Heading to Paris for a new vocation, Daniel Connor is captivated by a mysterious woman.

Daniel Connor, a brilliant and ambitious student, is in Paris to take up a new position with some of the leading scientists of the day. The chaos of an occupied city, a beautiful and enigmatic woman, and the swirl of revolutionary and heretical ideas about how life began create a heady atmosphere that is all too seductive.

022010011220141007 (BBC7)
20141008 (BBC7)

Daniel reports the theft of irreplaceable fossils to Paris's notorious chief of security.

Dan Stevens reads from Rebecca Stott's love story, set in Paris in 1815 in the aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars.

Daniel reports the theft of irreplaceable fossils and a precious manuscript intended for one of France's leading scientists to Henri Jagot, the notorious chief of Paris' security police.

Abridged by Viv Beeby

Produced by Elizabeth Allard.

Daniel reports a theft to Henri Jagot, the notorious chief of Paris' security police.

03*2010011320141008 (BBC7)
20141009 (BBC7)

Dan Stevens reads from Rebecca Stott's love story, set in Paris in 1815 in the aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars.

The beautiful thief, Lucienne Bernard, makes Daniel a promise.

Meanwhile, the chief of the security police Henri Jagot shows renewed and unsettling interest in his affairs.

Abridged by Viv Beeby

Produced by Elizabeth Allard.

The thief makes Daniel a promise, while the chief shows renewed interest in his affairs.

The beautiful thief, Lucienne Bernard, makes Daniel a promise. Meanwhile, the chief of the security police Henri Jagot shows renewed and unsettling interest in his affairs.

04*2010011420141009 (BBC7)
20141010 (BBC7)

Dan Stevens reads from Rebecca Stott's love story, set in Paris in 1815 in the aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars.

Chance encounters and a card game lead Daniel to make breathtaking new discoveries.

Abridged by Viv Beeby

Produced by Elizabeth Allard.

05*2010011520141010 (BBC7)
20141011 (BBC7)

Dan Stevens reads from Rebecca Stott's love story, set in Paris in 1815 in the aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars.

Lucienne tells Daniel about her past in Paris' revolutionary underworld.

Meanwhile, his career prospects brighten.

Abridged by Viv Beeby

Produced by Elizabeth Allard.

Lucienne reveals her past in Paris, while Daniel's career prospects brighten.

Lucienne tells Daniel about her past in Paris' revolutionary underworld. Meanwhile, his career prospects brighten.

062010011820141013 (BBC7)
20141014 (BBC7)

Daniel is unsettled by an encounter with Jagot, the infamous chief of the security police.

Daniel is unsettled by an encounter with Henri Jagot, the infamous chief of the security police, and Lucienne reveals a secret from her past. Read by Dan Stevens.

Dan Stevens reads from Rebecca Stott's love story, set in Paris in 1815 in the aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars.

Daniel is unsettled by an encounter with Henri Jagot, the infamous chief of the security police, and Lucienne reveals a secret from her past.

Abridged by Viv Beeby

Produced by Elizabeth Allard.

072010011920141014 (BBC7)
20141015 (BBC7)

Lucienne receives one last and unwelcome commission.

Dan Stevens reads from Rebecca Stott's love story, set in Paris in 1815 in the aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars.

Abridged by Viv Beeby

Produced by Elizabeth Allard.

08*2010012020141015 (BBC7)
20141016 (BBC7)

Dan Stevens reads from Rebecca Stott's love story, set in Paris in 1815 in the aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars.

Plans to break into the Jardin des Plantes advance rapidly.

Abridged by Viv Beeby

Produced by Elizabeth Allard.

09*2010012120141016 (BBC7)
20141017 (BBC7)

Dan Stevens reads from Rebecca Stott's love story, set in Paris in 1815 in the aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars.

Daniel arranges a meeting with Henri Jagot and plays his trump card.

Abridged by Viv Beeby

Produced by Elizabeth Allard.

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10 LAST2010012220141017 (BBC7)
20141018 (BBC7)

Paris' subterranean quarries provide the backdrop for a vanishing act.

Dan Stevens reads from Rebecca Stott's love story, set in Paris in 1815 in the aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars.

Lucienne's audacious plan is carried out, and Paris' subterranean quarries provide the backdrop for a vanishing act.

Abridged by Viv Beeby

Produced by Elizabeth Allard.