In A German Pension

By Katherine Mansfield, adapted by Deborah Levy.

A week of stories taken from Katherine Mansfield's first collection, written in 1910 and capturing the world of the German Spa and the plight of a very modern woman.

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01* Germans At Meat And Frau Fischer20060821

By Katherine Mansfield, adapted by Deborah Levy.

A week of stories taken from Katherine Mansfield's first collection, written in 1910 and capturing the world of the German Spa and the plight of a very modern woman.The English woman....Claire Skinner

Frau Hartmann....Emma Fielding

Frau Fischer....Eleanor Bron

Herr Ratt....Andrew Sachs

Herr Hoffman....Chris Moran

02* The Sister Of The Baroness20060822

The English woman....Claire Skinner

Frau Doktor/Baroness....Emma Fielding

Frau Fischer....Eleanor Bron

Sister of the Baroness....Emma Cunniffe

Poet/student....Chris Moran

Manager....Sam Dale

03* The Modern Soul20060823

The English woman....Claire Skinner

Herr Professor....Andrew Sachs

Frau Godowska....Eleanor Bron

Frau Sonia Godowska....Emma Cunniffe.

04* The Advanced Lady20060824

An opportunity to discuss advanced feminine thinking occurs as the cure guests take a constitutional together - not that the young Englishwoman is convinced by such an advanced approach.

English Woman....Claire Skinner

Advanced Lady....Emma Fielding

Elsa....Emma Cunniffe

Fritz/Herr Langen....Chris Moran

Frau Kellerman....Eleanor Bron

Herr Erchardt....Andrew Sachs

Old Man/Landlord....Sam Dale

05Frau Brechenmacher Attends A Wedding20060825

Mansfield leaves behind the social conventions of the spa for the tougher realities of womens' lives in a poignant portrait of wedlock.

English Woman....Claire Skinner

Frau Brechenmacher....Emma Fielding

Herr Brechenmacher....Sam Dale

Frau Rupp....Eleanor Bron