George Sand - the pen name of Aurore Dupin - was one of the most successful French writers of the 19th century, famous for her unconventional life.
When she publicly defended the reclusive Flaubert's second novel, it was the start of an unlikely, but enduring friendship.
Adapted by Peter Eyre, translations by Barbara Bray and Francis Steegmuller.
With Irene Worth and Peter Eyre.
Director: Pete Atkin.