The French Lieutenant's Woman

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012006092320110214 (BBC7)

John Hurt is The Narrator in John Fowles' tale of forbidden passions in Victorian Dorset.

With Emily Bruni as Sarah.

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By John Fowles

Dramatised by Graham White

The concluding episode in this faithful two part adaptation of one of the great British novels of the 20th Century.

Charles Smithson's fascination with former governess, Sarah Woodruff, has fast led him away from rigid Victorian convention; risking his engagement to fiancÚ Ernestina, and putting his reputation on the line.

John Hurt leads the cast as the Narrator, with Jonathan Firth as Charles and Emily Bruni as Sarah.

Directed by Peter Kavanagh

Genome: [r4 Bd=19931031]

A three-part dramatisation of John Fowles 's novel, starring

Amanda Redman and David Threlfall.

1: On a wild day in 1867 Charles Smithson sees a woman gazing out to sea in Lyme Regis. Their lives are to become obsessively intertwined.

Pianist Mary Nash. Soloist Elizabeth Mansfield Dramatised by Fredenck Bradnum

Director Janet Whitaker

Genome: [r4 Bd=19931031]

Unknown: John Fowles

Unknown: Amanda Redman

Unknown: David Threlfall.

Unknown: Charles Smithson

Pianist: Mary Nash.

Soloist: Elizabeth Mansfield

Dramatised By: Fredenck Bradnum

Director: Janet Whitaker

Sarah Woodruff: Amanda Redman

CharksSmithson: David Threlfall

Writer: Norman Rodway

Ernestina: Teresa Gallagher

Sam Farrow: Jason Flemyng

MrsPoultmey: Margaret Courtenay

Aunt Tranter: Jill Graham

MrsFairky: Jillie Meers

DoctorGrogan: Steve Hodson

Mary: Oona Beeson

Farmer: Barry J Gordon

Millie: Rachel Atkins

Genome: [r4 Bd=19931105]

John Fowles 's novel in three episodes.

Genome: [r4 Bd=19931105]

Unknown: John Fowles

Genome: [r4 Bd=19931112]

A three-part dramatisation of John Fowles 's novel.

2: Against his better judgment, Charles Smithson has agreed to hear Sarah Woodruffs story of the French Lieutenant.

Genome: [r4 Bd=19931112]

Unknown: John Fowles

Unknown: Charles Smithson

Unknown: Sarah Woodruffs

Genome: [r4 Bd=19931114]

Concluding the dramatisation of John Fowles ' novel.

3: Charles is heading for nemesis in Exeter. Is it marriage to Ernestina or exile with Sarah?

Dramatised by Frederick Bradnum Director Janet Whitaker

Genome: [r4 Bd=19931114]

Unknown: John Fowles

Dramatised By: Frederick Bradnum

Director: Janet Whitaker

Sarah Woodruff: Amanda Redman

Charles Smithson: David Threlfall

Writer: Norman Rodway

Ernestina: Teresa Gallagher

Rossetti: Michael Cochrane

Sam Farrow: Jason Flemyng

Aunt Tranter: Jill Graham

Mary: Oona Beeson

Ernest Freeman: John Baddeley

Mrs Endicott: Geraldine Fitzgerald

Harry Montague: John Fleming

Aubrey: Barry J Gordon

Betty-Anne: Rachel Atkins

Genome: [r4 Bd=19931119]

Concluding the dramatisation of John Fowles 's novel.

Genome: [r4 Bd=19931119]
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20090212 (BBC7)
20090213 (BBC7)
20110215 (BBC7)

By John Fowles, dramatised by Graham White.

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A new and faithful adaptation of Fowles' passionate epic of two lovers in conflict with starched Victorian society.

Charles Smithson's complacent snobbery is about to be shattered as he encounters a young social outcast, Sarah Woodruff.

Director Peter Kavanagh.

Narrator....John Hurt

Charles....Jonathan Firth

Sarah....Emily Bruni

Ernestina....Kelly Reilly

Mrs Tranter....Elizabeth Spriggs

Dr Grogan....T P Mckenna

Sam....Nick Sayce

Mary....Ella Smith

Mrs Poulteney....Susan Jameson

Dairyman....Gerard Mcdermott

Ostler....Wayne Foskett

Mrs Fairley....Colleen Prendergast

John Hurt is The Narrator in John Fowles' tale of forbidden passions in Victorian Dorset.

With Emily Bruni as Sarah.

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20090213 (BBC7)
20090214 (BBC7)
20110215 (BBC7)
20110216 (BBC7)

Charles' life as a complacent Victorian gent has been overturned by his secret meetings with the mysterious Sarah on the undercliff at Lyme.

Having vowed to end the liaison, he finds himself lured one last time.

He kisses Sarah passionately, but discovers they are being watched.

Narrator....John Hurt

Charles....Jonathan Firth

Sarah....Emily Bruni

Ernestina....Kelly Reilly

Dr Grogan....TP McKenna

Sam....Nick Sayce

Mary....Ella Smith

Mrs Endicott....Susan Jameson

Mr Freeman....Gerard Mcdermott

Montague....Wayne Foskett

Mrs Rogers....Colleen Prendergast

Curate....John Cummins

Prostitute....Sophie Roberts

Director Peter Kavanagh.

John Hurt stars in John Fowles' tale of forbidden passions in Victorian Dorset.

John Hurt is The Narrator in John Fowles' multi-layered tale of forbidden passions in Victorian Dorset.

With Emily Bruni.