Fortunes Of War

Lin Coghlan's sweeping new dramatisation of Olivia Manning's classic war novels.

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Unknown: Olivia Manning

Unknown: Guy Pringle

Dramatised By: Eric Ewens

Director: John Tydeman.

Harriet: Anna Massey

Guy: Jack Shepherd

Yakimov: Aubrey Woods

Clarence: John Rye

Inchcape: Manning Wilson

Sophie: Magdalene Buznea

Galpin: Hector Ross

Dobson: Stephen Thorne

Bella: Kate Coleridge

David Boyd: David Timson

Genome: [r4 Bd=19901001]

Unknown: Olivia Manning

Unknown: Guy Pringle

Dramatised By: Eric Ewens

Director: John Tydeman.

Harriet: Anna Massey

Guy: Jack Shepherd

Yakimov: Aubrey Woods

Clarence: John Rye

Inchcape: Manning Wilson

Sophie: Magdalene Buznea

Galpin: Hector Ross

Dobson: Stephen Thorne

Bella: Kate Coleridge

David Boyd: David Timson

Genome: [r4 Bd=19901008]

Unknown: Olivia Manning

Unknown: Harriet Pringle

Dramatised By: Eric Ewens

Director: John Tydeman.

Harriet: Anna Massey

Guy: Jack Shepherd

Yakimov: Aubrey Woods

Clarence: John Rye

Inchcape: Manning Wilson

Klein: Alan Dudley

Lord Pinkrose: Gerald Cross

Bella: Kate Coleridge

David Boyd: David Timson

Miss Tumer: Gladys Spencer

Mrs Ramsden: Betty Hardy

Dobson: Stephen Thorne

Galpin: Hector Ross

Freddie: Vernon Joyner

Genome: [r4 Bd=19901008]

Unknown: Olivia Manning

Unknown: Harriet Pringle

Dramatised By: Eric Ewens

Director: John Tydeman.

Harriet: Anna Massey

Guy: Jack Shepherd

Yakimov: Aubrey Woods

Clarence: John Rye

Inchcape: Manning Wilson

Klein: Alan Dudley

Lord Pinkrose: Gerald Cross

Bella: Kate Coleridge

David Boyd: David Timson

Miss Tumer: Gladys Spencer

Mrs Ramsden: Betty Hardy

Dobson: Stephen Thorne

Galpin: Hector Ross

Freddie: Vernon Joyner

Genome: [r4 Bd=19901015]

Unknown: Olivia Manning.

Unknown: Harriet Pringle

Director: John Tydeman.

Harriet: Anna Massey

Guy: Jack Shepherd

Yakimov: Aubrey Woods

Charles Warden: Christopher Good

Lord Pinkrose: Gerald Cross

Alan Frewen: William Fox

Clarence: John Rye

Archie Callard/Sasha: Peter Pacey

Gracey: Rolf Lefebvre

Ben Phipps: Sean Arnold

Major Cookson: Alan Dudley

Dubedat: Anthony Daniels

Toby Lush: Nigel Lambert

Genome: [r4 Bd=19901015]

Unknown: Olivia Manning.

Unknown: Harriet Pringle

Director: John Tydeman.

Harriet: Anna Massey

Guy: Jack Shepherd

Yakimov: Aubrey Woods

Charles Warden: Christopher Good

Lord Pinkrose: Gerald Cross

Alan Frewen: William Fox

Clarence: John Rye

Archie Callard/Sasha: Peter Pacey

Gracey: Rolf Lefebvre

Ben Phipps: Sean Arnold

Major Cookson: Alan Dudley

Dubedat: Anthony Daniels

Toby Lush: Nigel Lambert

Programme Catalogue - Details: 01 October 199019901001

BBC Programme Number: 90DA0449

Recorded on 1990-09-27

Producer: S. GRIFFITHS

Next in series: 15 October 1990

Previous in series: 7, JANUARY 1943

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Description

The 1974 production of Olivia MANNING's Balkan Trilogy, adapted in three parts. 1: "The Great Fortune". At the outbreak of the Second World War, university lecturer Guy Pringle travels to Romania with his new wife.

Subject Categories

drama programmes (genre)

Broadcast history

01 Oct 1990 15:02-16:30 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

Stephen Thorne (Actor)

Anna Massey (Actor)

David Timson (Actor)

John Rye (Actor)

Manning Wilson (Actor)

Jack Shepherd (Actor)

Aubrey Woods (Actor)

Hector Ross (Actor)

Kate Coleridge (Actor)

Magdalena Buznea (Actor)

Eric Ewens (adap)

Olivia Manning (Author)

John Tydeman (Producer)

Programme Catalogue - Details: 01 October 199019901001

Producer: S. GRIFFITHS

Next in series: 15 October 1990

Previous in series: 7, JANUARY 1943

Description

The 1974 production of Olivia MANNING's Balkan Trilogy, adapted in three parts. 1: "The Great Fortune". At the outbreak of the Second World War, university lecturer Guy Pringle travels to Romania with his new wife.

Subject Categories

drama programmes (genre)

Broadcast history

01 Oct 1990 15:02-16:30 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

Stephen Thorne (Actor)

Anna Massey (Actor)

David Timson (Actor)

John Rye (Actor)

Manning Wilson (Actor)

Jack Shepherd (Actor)

Aubrey Woods (Actor)

Hector Ross (Actor)

Kate Coleridge (Actor)

Magdalena Buznea (Actor)

Eric Ewens (adap)

Olivia Manning (Author)

John Tydeman (Producer)

Recorded on 1990-09-27

Programme Catalogue - Details: 15 October 199019901015

BBC Programme Number: 90DA0451

Recorded on 1990-09-28

Producer: J. TYDEMAN

Previous in series: 01 October 1990

See more FORTUNES OF WAR programmes (9)

Description

1974 production of 'The Balkan Trilogy' by Olivia MANNING adapted in 3 parts 3: 'Friends And Heroes'. War in the Balkans has forced Harriet Pringle, marr- ied to Guy, a young university lecturer, to escape from Romania to Athens.

Subject Categories

drama programmes (genre)

Broadcast history

15 Oct 1990 15:02-16:30 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

Anna Massey (Actor)

Alan Dudley (Actor)

Nigel Lambert (Actor)

John Rye (Actor)

Sean Arnold (Actor)

Christopher Good (Actor)

William Fox (Actor)

Jack Shepherd (Actor)

Rolf Lefebvre (Actor)

Aubrey Woods (Actor)

Anthony Daniels (Actor)

Gerald Cross (Actor)

Peter Pacey (Actor)

Olivia Manning (Author)

John Tydeman (Producer)

Programme Catalogue - Details: 15 October 199019901015

Producer: J. TYDEMAN

Previous in series: 01 October 1990

Description

1974 production of 'The Balkan Trilogy' by Olivia MANNING adapted in 3 parts 3: 'Friends And Heroes'. War in the Balkans has forced Harriet Pringle, marr- ied to Guy, a young university lecturer, to escape from Romania to Athens.

Subject Categories

drama programmes (genre)

Broadcast history

15 Oct 1990 15:02-16:30 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

Anna Massey (Actor)

Alan Dudley (Actor)

Nigel Lambert (Actor)

John Rye (Actor)

Sean Arnold (Actor)

Christopher Good (Actor)

William Fox (Actor)

Jack Shepherd (Actor)

Rolf Lefebvre (Actor)

Aubrey Woods (Actor)

Anthony Daniels (Actor)

Gerald Cross (Actor)

Peter Pacey (Actor)

Olivia Manning (Author)

John Tydeman (Producer)

Recorded on 1990-09-28

Programme Catalogue - Station

Radio 4

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Young Harriet Pringle arrives in Bucharest in 1939 with her new husband Guy.

Europe is about to tear itself apart.

Premiere.

Young newlywed Harriet Pringle arrives in Bucharest in 1939.

Young newlywed Harriet Pringle arrives in Bucharest in 1939, just as Europe is about to tear itself apart.

Stars Joanna Lumley.

Young newlywed Harriet Pringle arrives in Bucharest in 1939, just as Europe is about to tear itself apart. Stars Joanna Lumley

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Young Harriet Pringle arrives in Bucharest in 1939 with her new husband Guy.

Europe is about to tear itself apart.

Premiere.

Young newlywed Harriet Pringle arrives in Bucharest in 1939.

Young newlywed Harriet Pringle arrives in Bucharest in 1939, just as Europe is about to tear itself apart.

Stars Joanna Lumley.

Young newlywed Harriet Pringle arrives in Bucharest in 1939, just as Europe is about to tear itself apart. Stars Joanna Lumley

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Harriet and Guy continue to try and make a life together in Bucharest.

But as the war gets closer, things become more difficult.

Sometimes friends are not all they seem.

Harriet and Guy must face impending war in Bucharest and the treachery of friends.

Stars Joanna Lumley and Honeysuckle Weeks.

Harriet and Guy must face impending war in Bucharest and the treachery of friends. Stars Joanna Lumley and Honeysuckle Weeks.

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Harriet and Guy continue to try and make a life together in Bucharest.

But as the war gets closer, things become more difficult.

Sometimes friends are not all they seem.

Harriet and Guy must face impending war in Bucharest and the treachery of friends.

Stars Joanna Lumley and Honeysuckle Weeks.

Harriet and Guy must face impending war in Bucharest and the treachery of friends. Stars Joanna Lumley and Honeysuckle Weeks.

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With the war upon them, Harriet and Guy realise that their time in Bucharest is drawing to a dangerous close.

Harriet and Guy realise that their time in Bucharest is drawing to a dangerous close.

With war looming, Harriet and Guy realise that their time in Bucharest is drawing to a dangerous close.

Stars Joanna Lumley.

With war looming, Harriet and Guy realise that their time in Bucharest is drawing to a dangerous close. Stars Joanna Lumley.

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With the war upon them, Harriet and Guy realise that their time in Bucharest is drawing to a dangerous close.

Harriet and Guy realise that their time in Bucharest is drawing to a dangerous close.

With war looming, Harriet and Guy realise that their time in Bucharest is drawing to a dangerous close.

Stars Joanna Lumley.

With war looming, Harriet and Guy realise that their time in Bucharest is drawing to a dangerous close. Stars Joanna Lumley.

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Having been forced to leave Romania, Harriet waits anxiously in Athens for news of Guy.

Forced to leave Romania, Harriet waits anxiously in Athens for news of husband Guy.

Stars Joanna Lumley and Honeysuckle Weeks.

Forced to leave Romania, Harriet waits anxiously in Athens for news of husband Guy. Stars Joanna Lumley and Honeysuckle Weeks.

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Having been forced to leave Romania, Harriet waits anxiously in Athens for news of Guy.

Forced to leave Romania, Harriet waits anxiously in Athens for news of husband Guy.

Stars Joanna Lumley and Honeysuckle Weeks.

Forced to leave Romania, Harriet waits anxiously in Athens for news of husband Guy. Stars Joanna Lumley and Honeysuckle Weeks.

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The Pringles take up residence in Egypt, where the reality of the war begins to put a strain on their marriage.

Harriet and Guy flee to Egypt, but the reality of war strains their fragile marriage.

Stars Joanna Lumley and Honeysuckle Weeks.

Harriet and Guy flee to Egypt, but the reality of war strains their fragile marriage. Stars Joanna Lumley and Honeysuckle Weeks.

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The Pringles take up residence in Egypt, where the reality of the war begins to put a strain on their marriage.

Harriet and Guy flee to Egypt, but the reality of war strains their fragile marriage.

Stars Joanna Lumley and Honeysuckle Weeks.

Harriet and Guy flee to Egypt, but the reality of war strains their fragile marriage. Stars Joanna Lumley and Honeysuckle Weeks.

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The immediate threat of war has receded, but life is still not safe in Egypt.

It may be time for Harriet to return home.

The threat of war has receded, but life is still not safe in Egypt for Harriet and Guy.

The immediate threat of war has receded, but life is still not safe in Egypt for Harriet and Guy.

Stars Joanna Lumley.

The immediate threat of war has receded, but life is still not safe in Egypt for Harriet and Guy. Stars Joanna Lumley.

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The immediate threat of war has receded, but life is still not safe in Egypt.

It may be time for Harriet to return home.

The threat of war has receded, but life is still not safe in Egypt for Harriet and Guy.

The immediate threat of war has receded, but life is still not safe in Egypt for Harriet and Guy.

Stars Joanna Lumley.

The immediate threat of war has receded, but life is still not safe in Egypt for Harriet and Guy. Stars Joanna Lumley.