A Farewell To Arms

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0120110806 (BBC7)
20110807 (BBC7)

Ernest Hemingway's moving story of love and war, dramatised by Stephen Keyworth.

An omnibus of the first five episodes, originally broadcast on Radio 4 in the Woman's Hour serial.

0120110801

American ambulance driver Frederic Henry meets British nurse Catherine Barkley.

Ernest Hemingway's novel, dramatised by Stephen Keyworth.

1/10 Frederic Henry, an American ambulance driver for the Italian army, plays courtship games with Catherine Barkley, a British nurse.

Cast

Frederic - Patrick Kennedy

Catherine - Morven Christie

Rinaldi - Carl Prekopp

Ferguson - Alex Tregear

Manera - Jonathan Forbes

Directed by Jessica Dromgoole

As part of the BBC Year of the Book, Radio Four presents Ernest Hemingway's greatest love story set in the Italian conflict in the First World War, where American ambulance driver Frederic Henry and British nurse Catherine Barkley are serving.

Despite themselves, they find life and passion beneath the numbness of war and death.

A dramatisation by Steven Keyworth, with Patrick Kennedy (Atonement, War Horse) as Frederic, and Morven Christie (Lost in Austen, The Sinking of the Laconia) as Catherine.

As part of the BBC Year of the Book, Radio Four presents Ernest Hemingway's greatest love story set in the Italian conflict in the First World War, where American ambulance driver Frederic Henry and British nurse Catherine Barkley are serving. Despite themselves, they find life and passion beneath the numbness of war and death.

022011080220110813 (BBC7)
20110814 (BBC7)

Frederic is injured while seeing to the suppers of his fellow ambulance drivers.

Ernest Hemingway's novel, dramatised by Steven Keyworth.

2/10 Frederic is injured while seeing to the suppers of his fellow ambulance drivers

Cast

Frederic - Patrick Kennedy

Rinaldi - Carl Prekopp

Manera - Jonathan Forbes

Gavuzzi - James Lailey

Passini - Daniel Rabin

Driver - Simon Bubb

Directed by Jessica Dromgoole.

Ernest Hemingway's moving story of love and war, dramatised by Stephen Keyworth.

An omnibus of the concluding 5 episodes, aired this week on Radio 4 in the Woman's Hour serial.

0320110803

Frederic and Catherine are reunited in a Milan hospital.

Ernest Hemingway's greatest love story, set on the Italian front in the Great War, dramatised by Stephen Keyworth.

3/10 Frederic and Catherine are reunited in a Milan hospital

Cast

Frederic - Patrick Kennedy

Catherine - Morven Christie

Gage - Susie Riddell

Dr Varella - Jonathan Forbes

Dr.

Valentini - James Lailey

House Doctor - Carl Prekopp

Porter - Daniel Rabin

Directed by Jessica Dromgoole.

0420110804

Frederic has to go back to the war, and Catherine gives him some parting news.

Ernest Hemingway's greatest novel of love and war, dramatised by Stephen Keyworth.

4/10 Frederic has to go back to the war, and Catherine gives him some parting news.

Cast

Frederic - Patrick Kennedy

Catherine - Morven Christie

Major - James Lailey

Gage - Susie Riddell

Van Campen - Jane Whittenshaw

Ettore - Simon Bubb

Shopkeeper - Alex Tregear

Directed by Jessica Dromgoole.

0520110805

Frederic moves to a new ambulance unit, and takes part in the great Italian retreat.

Ernest Hemingway's beautiful novel of love and war, dramatised by Stephen Keyworth.

5/10 Frederic takes up with a new ambulance unit, and takes part in the great Italian retreat.

Cast

Frederic - Patrick Kennedy

Catherine - Morven Christie

Bonello - Carl Prekopp

Girl - Alex Tregear

Bartolomeo - Jonathan Forbes

Sergeant - James Lailey

Medical Officer - Simon Bubb

Piani - Daniel Rabin

Directed by Jessica Dromgoole.

0620110808

Anarchy rules on the Italian retreat, and it's every man for himself.

Ernest Hemingway's beautiful novel of love and war, dramatised by Stephen Keyworth.

6/10 Anarchy rules on the Italian retreat, and it's every man for himself.

Cast

Frederic - Patrick Kennedy

Bartolomeo - Jonathan Forbes

Piani - Daniel Rabin

Sergeant - James Lailey

Bonello - Carl Prekopp

Officer - Simon Bubb

Directed by Jessica Dromgoole.

0720110809

On the run from the chaos of the Italian retreat, Frederic seeks Catherine out.

Ernest Hemingway's greatest love story, dramatised by Stephen Keyworth.

7/10 On the run from the chaos of the Italian retreat, Frederic seeks Catherine out.

Cast

Frederic - Patrick Kennedy

Catherine - Morven Christie

Ferguson - Alex Tregear

Emilio - James Lailey

Simmons - Jonathan Forbes

Rinaldi - Carl Prekopp

Piani - Daniel Rabin

Directed by Jessica Dromgoole.

0820110810

Frederic and Catherine escape together from Italy, and find that their troubles evaporate.

Ernest Hemingway's great love story, dramatised by Stephen Keyworth.

8/10 Frederic and Catherine escape together from Italy, and find that their troubles evaporate.

Cast

Frederic - Patrick Kennedy

Catherine - Morven Christie

Waitress - Alex Tregear

Lieutenant - James Lailey

Soldier - Simon Bubb

Officials - Carl Prekopp & Jonathan Forbes

Directed by Jessica Dromgoole.

0920110811

Life is almost dull for Frederic and Catherine, as they settle in Switzerland.

Ernest Hemingway's greatest novel of love and war, dramatised by Stephen Keyworth.

4/10 Frederic has to go back to the war, and Catherine gives him some parting news.

Cast

Frederic - Patrick Kennedy

Catherine - Morven Christie

Major - James Lailey

Gage - Susie Riddell

Van Campen - Jane Whittenshaw

Ettore - Simon Bubb

Shopkeeper - Alex Tregear

Directed by Jessica Dromgoole.

10 LAST20110812

Frederic wishes the rain would stop.

Concluding episode of Hemingway's greatest love story, set in the First World War, dramatised by Stephen Keyworth.

10/10 Frederic wishes the rain would stop.

Cast

Frederic - Patrick Kennedy

Catherine - Morven Christie

Nurses - Susie Riddell & Alex Tregear

Doctor - Daniel Rabin

Waiter - Simon Bubb

Directed by Jessica Dromgoole.