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 waitesandree....rebecca smartandrée....rebecca smartbaron de charlus....Corin Redgravecharles swann....Julian Wadhamdirected by - John Taylordramatised by - Michael Buttduchess de guermantes....Sara Kestelmanduke du boulbon....Ian Masterselstir....paul goodwinforcheville....paul goodwinfrancoise....Rachel Atkinsgilberte as a girl....penny rawlinsgilberte swann....penelope rawlinsgilberte....Harriet Waltergrandmother....margaret tyzackjupien....Kim Wallmarcel as a boy....steven williamsmarcel as a young man....Jonathan Firthmarcel as a youth....william greenmarcel's father....Nicholas Farrellmarcel's mother....Deborah Findlaymarcel....James Wilbymarcel....Jonathan Firthmorel....simon trevesmr verdurin....Ian Mastersmrs verdurin....lynn farleighodette de crecy....Imogen Stubbsodette....jennifer perceyproust the narrator....James Wilbyrobert de saint-loup....julian ovendenrobert de saint-loup....julian ovendonthe doctor....paul goodwinthe duchess....Sara Kestelmanvinteuil....david schofieldyoung gilberte....Harriet Walteryoung marcel....Jonathan Firthyoung odette....Imogen Stubbsby.... - 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
|02||The Budding Grove||20050213||20050219|
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.
|03||The Guermantes Way||20050220||20050226|
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.
|04||Sodom And Gomorrah||20050227||20050305|
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.
|05||The Prisoner And The Fugitive||20050306||20050312|
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 LAST||Time Regained||20050313||20050319|
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.