Gentlemen Prefer Blondes

An eight-part adaptation of the comedy diary of a soubrette by Anita Loos, read by actress Cynthia Nixon.

Episodes

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20050805

1/8. Written by Anita Loos, actress Cynthia Nixon reads Gentlemen Prefer Blondes.

20050812

2/8. The comedy diary of a soubrette by Anita Loos, read by actress Cynthia Nixon. Miss Lorelei Lee is on board the Majestic, bound for Europe.

20050819

Third in an eight-part adaptation of the comedy diary of a soubrette by Anita Loos, read by actress Cynthia Nixon. Miss Lorelei Lee disembarks in London and has a brush with gentry.

20050826

4/8. Written by Anita Loos, read by Cynthia Nixon. Miss Lorelei Lee and Dorothy disembark in Paris, where they make the acquaintance of some gentlemen of a legal persuasion.

20050909

5/8. Lorelei and Dorothy finally leave Paris, and hop aboard the Orient Express bound for Munich. Written by Anita Loos, read by Cynthia Nixon.

20050916

6/8. Lorelei and Dorothy leave Munich for Vienna, where a girl can get quite overwhelmed by a gentleman's attentions. The comedy diary of a soubrette by Anita Loos, read by Cynthia Nixon.

20050923

7/8. Comedy diary of a soubrette by Anita Loos, read by actress Cynthia Nixon. Lorelei and Dorothy finally arrive back home, where there is an acute dilemma to be faced.

20050930

8/8. The comedy diary of a soubrette by Anita Loos, read by actress Cynthia Nixon. Lorelei at last settles down to a life of routine, Lorelei style.

Genome: [r4 Bd=19951109]

By Anita Loos , dramatised in four episodes by Jeremy Front. March 16,1925. New York, The United States of America. Lorelei Lee and a gentleman friend are dining at the Ritz when he suggests that she should keep a diary, because a girl ought to do something else with her brains besides think.... with Maurice Denham and Paul Jenkins Director Tracey Neale ♦ See This Week: page 8

Genome: [r4 Bd=19951109]

Unknown: Anita Loos

Unknown: Jeremy Front.

Unknown: Lorelei Lee

Unknown: Maurice Denham

Unknown: Paul Jenkins

Director: Tracey Neale

Lorelei: Anne Mariezola

Dorothy: Rebecca Front

Lulu: Vivienne Rochester

Gus Eisman: Ed Bishop

Gerry: David Colungs

Lord Cooksleigh: Andrew Branch

Genome: [r4 Bd=19951116]

By Anita Loos , dramatised in four episodes by Jeremy Front.

2: April 11th, 1925. On Board the Majestic, the Ocean. Lorelei and Dorothy have begun their Grand Tour of Europe surrounded by a bevy of gentlemen and champagne. with Joanna David. Michael Cochrane. Ed Bishop , Beth Porter and Toby Longworth Director Tracey Neale

Genome: [r4 Bd=19951116]

Unknown: Anita Loos

Unknown: Jeremy Front.

Unknown: Joanna David.

Unknown: Michael Cochrane.

Unknown: Ed Bishop

Unknown: Beth Porter

Unknown: Toby Longworth

Director: Tracey Neale

Lorelei: Annemarie Zola

Dorothy: Rebecca Front

Major Falcon: Maurice Denham

Bartlett: Henry Goodman

Ginzberg: John Bluthal

Lady Shelton: July Bond

The Countess: Irene Sutcliffe

Genome: [r4 Bd=19951123]

By Anita Loos , dramatised infourepisodes by Jeremy Front. 3: April 27th, 1925. The Ritz Hotel, Paris, France. Lorelei and Dorothy have left Piggie and Major Falcon back in London as there isn't anything else to learn there. with John Hartley and Daniel Strauss Director Tracey Neale

Genome: [r4 Bd=19951123]

Unknown: Anita Loos

Unknown: Jeremy Front.

Unknown: John Hartley

Unknown: Daniel Strauss

Director: Tracey Neale

Lorelei: Anne-Marie Zola

Dorothy: Rebecca Front

Lady Beekman: Jilly Bond

Robert: Andre Maranne

Louis: Nicholas Boulton

Henry: Jamie Glover

Genome: [r4 Bd=19951130]

Final episode by Anita Loos. May 30th, 1925. Vienna. The Central of Europe. Lorelei and Henry Spoffard continue their courtship. with Rosemary Leach. Vivienne Rochester. Ed Bishop. Toby Longworth and Patience Tomlinson. Dramatised by Jeremy Front. Director Tracey Neale

Genome: [r4 Bd=19951130]

Unknown: Anita Loos.

Unknown: Henry Spoffard

Unknown: Rosemary Leach.

Unknown: Vivienne Rochester.

Unknown: Ed Bishop

Unknown: Toby Longworth

Unknown: Patience Tomlinson.

Dramatised By: Jeremy Front

Director: Tracey Neale

Lorelei: Anne-Marie Zola

Dorothy: Rebecca Front

Henry: Jamie Glover

Genome: [r4 Bd=19960702]

By Anita Loos , dramatised in four episodes by Jeremy Front.

1: March 16, 1925. New York, the United States of America. Lorelei Lee and a gentleman friend are dining at the Ritz when he suggests that she should keep a diary, because a girl ought to do something else with her brains besides think....

Director Tracey Neale Rpt

Genome: [r4 Bd=19960702]

Unknown: Anita Loos

Unknown: Jeremy Front.

Unknown: Lorelei Lee

Director: Tracey Neale

Lorelei: Anne Mariezola

Dorothy: Rebecca Front

Lulu: Vivienne Rochester

Gus Eisman: Ed Bishop

Gerry: David Collings

Lord Cooksleigh: Andrew Branch

Major Falcon: Maurice Denham

Steward: Paul Jenkins

Genome: [r4 Bd=19960716]

By Anita Loos , dramatised in four episodes by Jeremy Front.

3: April 27th, 1925. The Ritz Hotel, Paris, France. Lorelei and Dorothy have left Piggie and Major Falcon back in London as there isn't anything else to learn there, whereas in Paris they can at least leam French. with Jamie Glover , John Hartley and Daniel Strauss. Director Tracey Neale Rpt

Genome: [r4 Bd=19960716]

Unknown: Anita Loos

Unknown: Jeremy Front.

Unknown: Jamie Glover

Unknown: John Hartley

Unknown: Daniel Strauss.

Director: Tracey Neale

Lorelei: Annemarie Zola

Dorothy: Rebecca Front

Lady Beekman: Jilly Bond

Robert: Andre Maranne

Louis: Nicholas Boulton

Genome: [r4 Bd=19960723]

By Anita Loos , dramatised by Jeremy Front. The final episode.

30 May 1925. Vienna. The Central of Europe. Lorelei and Henry continue the courtship they first began on the Oriental Express. with Toby Longworth and Patience Tomlinson Director Tracey Neale Repeat

Genome: [r4 Bd=19960723]

Unknown: Anita Loos

Dramatised By: Jeremy Front.

Unknown: Toby Longworth

Director: Tracey Neale

Lorelei: Anne Mariezola

Dorothy: Rebecca Front

Henry: Jamie Glover

Mother: Rosemary Leach

Lulu: Vivienne Rochester

GusEisman: Ed Bishop

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Miss Lorelei decides travel is the perfect way to broaden the mind.

Read by Cynthia Nixon.

Miss Lorelei decides travel is the perfect way to broaden the mind.

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Miss Lorelei decides travel is the perfect way to broaden the mind.

Read by Cynthia Nixon.

Miss Lorelei decides travel is the perfect way to broaden the mind.

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Cynthia Nixon reads an abridgement of Anita Loos' comic novel.

In this episode, Lorelei has multiple thrills in Europe and sees a ghost from her past.

Lorelei has multiple thrills in Europe and sees a ghost from her past.

Miss Lorelei Lee is on board the Majestic, bound for Europe.

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Cynthia Nixon reads an abridgement of Anita Loos' comic novel.

In this episode, Lorelei has multiple thrills in Europe and sees a ghost from her past.

Lorelei has multiple thrills in Europe and sees a ghost from her past.

Miss Lorelei Lee is on board the Majestic, bound for Europe.

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Another chance to hear Cynthia Nixon reading an abridgement of Anita Loos' comic novel.

In this episode, Lorelei Lee goes manhunting in London.

Lorelei Lee goes manhunting in London.

Miss Lorelei Lee disembarks in London and has a brush with gentry.

032005081920090313

Another chance to hear Cynthia Nixon reading an abridgement of Anita Loos' comic novel.

In this episode, Lorelei Lee goes manhunting in London.

Lorelei Lee goes manhunting in London.

Miss Lorelei Lee disembarks in London and has a brush with gentry.

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Miss Lorelei Lee and Dorothy disembark in Paris, where they make the acquaintance of some gentlemen of a legal persuasion.

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Miss Lorelei Lee and Dorothy disembark in Paris, where they make the acquaintance of some gentlemen of a legal persuasion.

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Read by Cynthia Nixon.

Lorelei and Dorothy finally leave Paris and hop aboard the Orient Express bound for Munich.

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Read by Cynthia Nixon.

Lorelei and Dorothy finally leave Paris and hop aboard the Orient Express bound for Munich.

0520050909

Lorelei and Dorothy finally leave Paris, and hop aboard the Orient Express bound for Munich.

0520050909

Lorelei and Dorothy finally leave Paris, and hop aboard the Orient Express bound for Munich.

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Lorelei and Dorothy leave Munich for Vienna, where a girl can get quite overwhelmed by a gentleman's attentions.

Lorelei and Dorothy leave Munich for Vienna.

06*2005091620090403

Lorelei and Dorothy leave Munich for Vienna, where a girl can get quite overwhelmed by a gentleman's attentions.

Lorelei and Dorothy leave Munich for Vienna.

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After their adventures in Europe, Lorelei and Dorothy finally arrive back home, where there is an acute dilemma to be faced.

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After their adventures in Europe, Lorelei and Dorothy finally arrive back home, where there is an acute dilemma to be faced.

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Lorelei at last settles down to a life of routine, Lorelei style.

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Lorelei at last settles down to a life of routine, Lorelei style.