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15MD01Journeys20151207

15MD01Journeys20151207

Olivia meets the Nawab. 50 years later, her step-granddaughter settles into her new room.

15MD01Journeys20151207

Olivia meets the Nawab. 50 years later, her step-granddaughter settles into her new room.

15MD01Journeys20151207

15MD01Journeys20151207

by Ruth Prawer Jhabvala, dramatised by Shelley Silas.

A beguiling story of two English women living in India more than fifty years apart. In 1923, Olivia is unhappily married to a civil servant. Her step-granddaughter travels to the subcontinent years later to investigate Olivia's life, which her family regarded as 'something dark and terrible'.

The story centres on the experiences of two very different women in pre- and post- Independence India. One is circumscribed by English mores and the formal social structures of the Raj while the other is free to fall in love, live among Indian people, feel part of the culture. So, it is the story of social change as well as a potent love story.

Today, Olivia meets the Nawab while, fifty years later, her step-granddaughter settles into her new room.

Pianist - Laurie O'Brien

Directed by Gaynor Macfarlane.

15MD01Journeys20151207

by Ruth Prawer Jhabvala, dramatised by Shelley Silas.

A beguiling story of two English women living in India more than fifty years apart. In 1923, Olivia is unhappily married to a civil servant. Her step-granddaughter travels to the subcontinent years later to investigate Olivia's life, which her family regarded as 'something dark and terrible'.

The story centres on the experiences of two very different women in pre- and post- Independence India. One is circumscribed by English mores and the formal social structures of the Raj while the other is free to fall in love, live among Indian people, feel part of the culture. So, it is the story of social change as well as a potent love story.

Today, Olivia meets the Nawab while, fifty years later, her step-granddaughter settles into her new room.

Pianist - Laurie O'Brien

Directed by Gaynor Macfarlane.

15MD01Journeys20151207

Olivia meets the Nawab. 50 years later, her step-granddaughter settles into her new room.

by Ruth Prawer Jhabvala, dramatised by Shelley Silas.

A beguiling story of two English women living in India more than fifty years apart. In 1923, Olivia is unhappily married to a civil servant. Her step-granddaughter travels to the subcontinent years later to investigate Olivia's life, which her family regarded as 'something dark and terrible'.

The story centres on the experiences of two very different women in pre- and post- Independence India. One is circumscribed by English mores and the formal social structures of the Raj while the other is free to fall in love, live among Indian people, feel part of the culture. So, it is the story of social change as well as a potent love story.

Today, Olivia meets the Nawab while, fifty years later, her step-granddaughter settles into her new room.

Pianist - Laurie O'Brien

Directed by Gaynor Macfarlane

15MD02The Husbands' Wedding Day20151208

Harry comes to stay with the Rivers in an attempt to break free of the Nawab.

by Ruth Prawer Jhabvala, dramatised by Shelley Silas.

A beguiling story of two English women living in India more than fifty years apart. In 1923, Olivia is unhappily married to a civil servant. Her step-granddaughter travels to the subcontinent years later to investigate Olivia's life, which her family regarded as 'something dark and terrible'.

The story centres on the experiences of two very different women in pre- and post- Independence India. One is circumscribed by English mores and the formal social structures of the Raj while the other is free to fall in love, live among Indian people, feel part of the culture. So, it is the story of social change as well as a potent love story.

Today, Harry comes to stay with the Rivers in an attempt to break free of the Nawab while the narrator visits the Baba Firdaus shrine on the Husbands' Wedding Day.

Pianist - Laurie O'Brien

Directed by Gaynor Macfarlane

15MD03Olivia20151209

and Douglas hope for a baby.

by Ruth Prawer Jhabvala, dramatised by Shelley Silas.

A beguiling story of two English women living in India more than fifty years apart. In 1923, Olivia is unhappily married to a civil servant. Her step-granddaughter travels to the subcontinent years later to investigate Olivia's life, which her family regarded as 'something dark and terrible'.

The story centres on the experiences of two very different women in pre- and post- Independence India. One is circumscribed by English mores and the formal social structures of the Raj while the other is free to fall in love, live among Indian people, feel part of the culture. So, it is the story of social change as well as a potent love story.

Today, Olivia and Douglas hope for a baby.

Pianist - Laurie O'Brien

Directed by Gaynor Macfarlane

15MD04Pieces Of Red String20151210

Both women visit the Baba Firdaus shrine and make a wish.

by Ruth Prawer Jhabvala, dramatised by Shelley Silas.

A beguiling story of two English women living in India more than fifty years apart. In 1923, Olivia is unhappily married to a civil servant. Her step-granddaughter travels to the subcontinent years later to investigate Olivia's life, which her family regarded as 'something dark and terrible'.

The story centres on the experiences of two very different women in pre- and post- Independence India. One is circumscribed by English mores and the formal social structures of the Raj while the other is free to fall in love, live among Indian people, feel part of the culture. So, it is the story of social change as well as a potent love story.

Today, both women visit the Baba Firdaus shrine and make a wish.

Pianist - Laurie O'Brien

Directed by Gaynor Macfarlane.

15MD05Staying On20151211

by Ruth Prawer Jhabvala, dramatised by Shelley Silas.

A beguiling story of two English women living in India more than fifty years apart. In 1923, Olivia is unhappily married to a civil servant. Her step-granddaughter travels to the subcontinent years later to investigate Olivia's life, which her family regarded as 'something dark and terrible'.

The story centres on the experiences of two very different women in pre- and post- Independence India. One is circumscribed by English mores and the formal social structures of the Raj while the other is free to fall in love, live among Indian people, feel part of the culture. So, it is the story of social change as well as a potent love story.

Today, finding themselves in the same situation, both women must make life-changing decisions.

Pianist - Laurie O'Brien

Directed by Gaynor Macfarlane.

Finding themselves in the same situation, both women must make life-changing decisions.