East Of Eden

By John Steinbeck, dramatised in three parts by Shaun McKenna.

With Henry Goodman, Lorelei King, William Roberts and Tony Doyle.

Director: Marion Nancarrow.

Episodes

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01Drama2016010320160109 (R4)

Episode 1 of 3

By John Steinbeck

Dramatised by Donna Franceschild

An epic tale exploring the nature of good and evil, inspired by the story of Cain and Abel.

Cathy Ames is a young woman who has always filled her parents with a deep sense of unease.

Adam and Charles Trask are brothers whose relationship veers dangerously between love and hate.

Their lives are about to collide in a dark and febrile drama about familial love.

Starring Holliday Grainger, Robin Laing and David Yip.

Director: Kirsty Williams.

01Drama2016010320160109 (R4)

Episode 1 of 3

By John Steinbeck

Dramatised by Donna Franceschild

An epic tale exploring the nature of good and evil, inspired by the story of Cain and Abel.

Cathy Ames is a young woman who has always filled her parents with a deep sense of unease.

Adam and Charles Trask are brothers whose relationship veers dangerously between love and hate.

Their lives are about to collide in a dark and febrile drama about familial love.

Starring Holliday Grainger, Robin Laing and David Yip.

Director: Kirsty Williams.

02Drama2016011020160116 (R4)

Episode 2 of 3

By John Steinbeck

Dramatised by Donna Franceschild

An epic tale exploring the nature of good and evil, inspired by the story of Cain and Abel.

Adam has fallen under the spell of the enigmatic Cathy - a woman who has murdered her parents and now, on the run, has married Adam. He's captivated by her. But on their wedding night it was Adam's brother Cathy slept with.

The newly-weds are about to start a new life in California, but it's not the one Adam imagines in this dark and febrile drama about familial love.

Starring Holliday Grainger, Robin Laing and David Yip.

Director: Kirsty Williams.

02Drama2016011020160116 (R4)

Episode 2 of 3

By John Steinbeck

Dramatised by Donna Franceschild

An epic tale exploring the nature of good and evil, inspired by the story of Cain and Abel.

Adam has fallen under the spell of the enigmatic Cathy - a woman who has murdered her parents and now, on the run, has married Adam. He's captivated by her. But on their wedding night it was Adam's brother Cathy slept with.

The newly-weds are about to start a new life in California, but it's not the one Adam imagines in this dark and febrile drama about familial love.

Starring Holliday Grainger, Robin Laing and David Yip.

Director: Kirsty Williams.

03Drama2016011720160123 (R4)

Adam has always maintained that the twins' mother is dead, but Cal now knows the truth.

Episode 3 of 3

By John Steinbeck

Dramatised by Donna Franceschild

An epic tale exploring the nature of good and evil, inspired by the story of Cain and Abel.

Adam Trask has been raising his twin boys with the help of his cook, Lee.

His estranged wife -the enigmatic Cathy - has taken over a brother after murdering its previous owner.

In order to protect the twins, Adam has always maintained that their mother is dead, but Cal, after listening in at a door, now knows the truth.

That knowledge is set to destroy the Trask world in this dark and febrile drama about familial love.

Starring Holliday Grainger, Robin Laing and David Yip.

Director: Kirsty Williams.

03Drama2016011720160123 (R4)

Episode 3 of 3

By John Steinbeck

Dramatised by Donna Franceschild

An epic tale exploring the nature of good and evil, inspired by the story of Cain and Abel.

Adam Trask has been raising his twin boys with the help of his cook, Lee.

His estranged wife -the enigmatic Cathy - has taken over a brother after murdering its previous owner.

In order to protect the twins, Adam has always maintained that their mother is dead, but Cal, after listening in at a door, now knows the truth.

That knowledge is set to destroy the Trask world in this dark and febrile drama about familial love.

Starring Holliday Grainger, Robin Laing and David Yip.

Director: Kirsty Williams.

Adam has always maintained that the twins' mother is dead, but Cal now knows the truth.

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By John Steinbeck, dramatised in three parts by Shaun McKenna.

With Henry Goodman, Lorelei King, William Roberts and Tony Doyle.

Director: Marion Nancarrow.Adam Trask thinks he can escape the painful memories of life in the army when he discovers the beautiful Cathy Ames on the doorstep of his Connecticut farm.

But this is only the beginning of a story of sibling rivalry, love, adultery and revenge which will span two generations.

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By John Steinbeck, dramatised in three parts by Shaun McKenna.

With Henry Goodman, Lorelei King, William Roberts and Tony Doyle.

Director: Marion Nancarrow.Adam Trask thinks he can escape the painful memories of life in the army when he discovers the beautiful Cathy Ames on the doorstep of his Connecticut farm.

But this is only the beginning of a story of sibling rivalry, love, adultery and revenge which will span two generations.

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Sam Hamilton has foreseen the darkness which is about to fall on the Salinas Valley - and it begins with Cathy.

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Sam Hamilton has foreseen the darkness which is about to fall on the Salinas Valley - and it begins with Cathy.

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As Adam is freed from the tyranny of his love for Cathy, so his son's battles with life are just beginning.

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As Adam is freed from the tyranny of his love for Cathy, so his son's battles with life are just beginning.