Kipling In Love

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01His Wedded Wife1994101920151228 (BBC7)
20151229 (BBC7)

India, 1885. A new subaltern in a high-caste regiment is the butt of a captain's jokes.

India, 1885: When a young subaltern joins a high-caste regiment he becomes the butt of a captain's jokes. Until finally the worm turns...

Starring Richard Pearce as Henry, Michael Troughton as Watson, Lyndham Gregory as Reynolds and Barry J Gordon as Colonel Humphrey.

The first of eight plays based on short stories by Rudyard Kipling, dramatised for radio by Ed Thomason.

Producer: Adrian Bean

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 1994.

Eight plays based on short stories by Rudyard Kipling , dramatised for radio by Ed Thomason. 1: His Wedded Wife India, 1885. When a young subaltern joins a high-caste regiment he becomes the butt of a captain's jokes. Until finally the worm turns...

With Tom Bevan and Amerjit Deu. Music by Trevor Allan Davies. Producer Adrian Bean

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02Lispeth1994102620151229 (BBC7)
20151230 (BBC7)

India, 1886: Her train delayed, an English woman befriends an old Indian woman with a terrible tale to tell. Stars Mamta Kaash.

India, 1886: Her train delayed, an English woman befriends an old Indian woman.

India. 1886. While waiting for a delayed train, an English woman befriends an old Indian woman who tells her a tale of love and loss that has a terrible outcome.

Music Trevor Allan Davies Producer Adrian Bean

03Venus Annodomini1994110220151230 (BBC7)
20151231 (BBC7)

India, 1886: The attraction of Venus is only skin-deep as one unlucky captain discovers.

India, 1886: Adored by all, but the attraction of Venus is only skin-deep as one unlucky captain discovers. Stars Alex Jennings.

04The Courting Of Dinah Shadd1994110920151231 (BBC7)
20160101 (BBC7)

India, 1880: Sergeant Terence Mulvaney is a dark horse.

India, 1880: Sergeant Terence Mulvaney is a dark horse, reflecting on his military and personal ups and downs. Stars Jack Klaff.

05In The Pride Of His Youth1994111620160101 (BBC7)
20160102 (BBC7)

London, 1880: Marrying Bella dashes Dicky's dream of a career in India.

London, 1880: Marrying Bella dashes Dicky's dream of a career in India. What can he do when offered a post? Stars Samuel West.

06Love O' Women1994112320160104 (BBC7)
20160105 (BBC7)

India, 1885: 'Don't try for things that are out of your reach'. Stars John Duttine.

India, 1885: 'Don't try for things that are out of your reach - An' that's what the girl told the soldier!' Stars John Duttine.

07Beyond The Pale1994113020160105 (BBC7)
20160106 (BBC7)

Can an English merchant's love for a widowed Indian woman overcome the cultural barriers?

India, 1885: Can an English merchant's love for a widowed Indian woman overcome the cultural barriers? Stars Nina Wadia.

08 LASTOn Greenhow Hill1994120720160106 (BBC7)
20160107 (BBC7)

Himalayas, 1885. Three soldiers ponder the reasons why they joined the army.

Himalayas, 1885. Ordered to kill a sniper, three soldiers ponder the reasons why they joined the army. Stars Steve Hodson.