In Search Of Lost Time

Episodes

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01Swann's Way2005020620050212
20131111 (BBC7)
20131112 (BBC7)

Troubled by the demolition of life wrought by the passage of time, a writer embarks on a retrospective journey through his early years, first recalling his own childhood loves and the sad affair of Charles Swann and Odette de Crecy.

  • albertine....zoe waites
  • andree....rebecca smart
  • andrée....rebecca smart
  • baron de charlus....Corin Redgrave
  • charles swann....Julian Wadham
  • directed by - John Taylor
  • dramatised by - Michael Butt
  • duchess de guermantes....Sara Kestelman
  • duke du boulbon....Ian Masters
  • elstir....paul goodwin
  • forcheville....paul goodwin
  • francoise....Rachel Atkins
  • gilberte as a girl....penny rawlins
  • gilberte swann....penelope rawlins
  • gilberte....Harriet Walter
  • grandmother....margaret tyzack
  • jupien....Kim Wall
  • marcel as a boy....steven williams
  • marcel as a young man....Jonathan Firth
  • marcel as a youth....william green
  • marcel's father....Nicholas Farrell
  • marcel's mother....Deborah Findlay
  • marcel....James Wilby
  • marcel....Jonathan Firth
  • morel....simon treves
  • mr verdurin....Ian Masters
  • mrs verdurin....lynn farleigh
  • odette de crecy....Imogen Stubbs
  • odette....jennifer percey
  • proust the narrator....James Wilby
  • robert de saint-loup....julian ovenden
  • robert de saint-loup....julian ovendon
  • the doctor....paul goodwin
  • the duchess....Sara Kestelman
  • vinteuil....david schofield
  • young gilberte....Harriet Walter
  • young marcel....Jonathan Firth
  • young odette....Imogen Stubbs
  • by.... - marcel proust

    a writer journey's back into his childhood recalls the sad affair of charles swann.

    a writer journey's back into his childhood recalls the sad affair of charles swann. stars james wilby and imogen stubbs

  • 02The Budding Grove2005021320050219
    20131112 (BBC7)
    20131113 (BBC7)

    Continuing the retrospective voyage of discovery through his early years, the writer recalls the awakening of passion and his painful transition from boy to man.

    Marcel recalls the awakening of passion and his painful transition from boy to man.

    Marcel recalls the awakening of passion and his painful transition from boy to man. Stars James Wilby and Imogen Stubbs.

    03The Guermantes Way2005022020050226
    20131113 (BBC7)
    20131114 (BBC7)

    Marcel's childhood enchantment with the Duchess of Guermantes matures into a passion but, when he eventually engineers a meeting, he is ill-prepared for the staggering gulf between his fantasy and the reality.

    Marcel discovers the staggering gulf between the fantasy and the reality of childhood.

    Marcel discovers the staggering gulf between the fantasy and the reality of childhood enchantments. Stars James Wilby.

    04Sodom And Gomorrah2005022720050305
    20131114 (BBC7)
    20131115 (BBC7)

    Desperate to avoid the tortures of love, Marcel tries to make himself unavailable to Albertine.

    Meanwhile, the Baron de Charlus walks straight into a heartbreak.

    Desperate to avoid the tortures of love, Marcel tries to make himself unavailable.

    05The Prisoner And The Fugitive2005030620050312
    20131115 (BBC7)
    20131116 (BBC7)

    Holidaying in Venice away from his turbulent love affair with Albertine, Marcel receives a devastating telegram.

    Hiding away from his love affair with Albertine, Marcel receives a devastating telegram.

    06 LASTTime Regained2005031320050319
    20131118 (BBC7)
    20131119 (BBC7)

    As Paris is ravaged by the Great War, Marcel despairs at his own failures.

    However, the simplest of discoveries awakens astonishing possibilities.

    Marcel despairs at his own failures, but the simplest discovery awakens astonishment.