The Glass Room

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0120091109

Greta Scacchi reads from the novel by Simon Mawer.

It is the beginning of the 1930s and Victor and Liesel Landauer are on honeymoon in Venice.

Soon they will return to newly-formed Czechoslovakia, inspired to build an extraordinary family home.

Abridged by Jeremy Osborne.

A Sweet Talk production for BBC Radio 4.

It is the early 1930s and Victor and Liesel Landauer will soon return from their honeymoon

02*20091110

Greta Scacchi reads from the novel by Simon Mawer.

Viktor has commissioned modernist architect Rainer von Abt to design his family home.

Meanwhile, Liesel's best friend Hana has lost none of her talent to shock.

Abridged by Jeremy Osborne.

A Sweet Talk production for BBC Radio 4.

03*20091111

Greta Scacchi reads from the novel by Simon Mawer.

The Glass Room in the Landauers' new house is nearly complete, but Liesel and Viktor's relationship is growing strained.

Abridged by Jeremy Osborne.

A Sweet Talk production for BBC Radio 4.

The Glass Room is nearly complete but Liesel and Viktor's relationship is growing strained

04*20091112

Greta Scacchi reads from the novel by Simon Mawer.

The Landauer House is the envy of Czech society.

Hitler is beginning his rise to power but Liesel and Viktor are distracted by new love.

Abridged by Jeremy Osborne.

A Sweet Talk production for BBC Radio 4.

0520091119
05*20091113

Greta Scacchi reads from the novel by Simon Mawer.

Refugees from Nazi-controlled Austria are flooding into Czechoslovakia.

One of these refugees arrives at the Landauer House, with profound consequences for Viktor and Liesel.

Abridged by Jeremy Osborne.

A Sweet Talk production for BBC Radio 4.

A refugee from Nazi-controlled Austria arrives at the Landauer House.

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06*20091116

Greta Scacchi reads from the novel by Simon Mawer.

German troops are advancing across Europe.

How long can the Landauers, and their new nanny Kata, stay in what is left of Czechoslovakia?

Abridged by Jeremy Osborne.

A Sweet Talk production for BBC Radio 4.

As German troops advance across Europe, how long can the Landauers stay in Czechoslovakia?

07*20091117

Greta Scacchi reads from the novel by Simon Mawer.

During the Landauers' first year in exile, Liesel makes a heartbreaking discovery.

Abridged by Jeremy Osborne.

A Sweet Talk production for BBC Radio 4.

0820091118

Greta Scacchi reads from the novel by Simon Mawer.

As war rages in Europe, a letter from Hana brings news of what has happened to the Glass Room.

Abridged by Jeremy Osborne.

A Sweet Talk production for BBC Radio 4.

As war rages in Europe, a letter from Hana brings news of the Glass Room.

09*20091119

Greta Scacchi reads from the novel by Simon Mawer.

The Landauers are on the move again but when their train is stopped in Occupied France, Viktor faces a devastating loss.

Abridged by Jeremy Osborne.

A Sweet Talk production for BBC Radio 4.

When the Landauers' train is stopped in Occupied France, Viktor faces a devastating loss.

10 LAST*20091120

Greta Scacchi reads from the novel by Simon Mawer.

Thirty years have passed since Viktor and Liesel left the Landauer House.

But Liesel has one more chance to experience the Glass Room.

Abridged by Jeremy Osborne.

A Sweet Talk production for BBC Radio 4.

Thirty years on, Liesel has one more chance to experience the Glass Room.