A romance by Rose Tremain, adapted in 15 parts by Penny Leicester.
With Frances Barber, Nicholas Farrell and Sian Thomas.Denmark, 1629.
A young ENGLISH lutenist, who looks like an angel, arrives to play for the King.
A tale of opposites - women and men, light and darkness, tenderness and violence.
With the King away, Kirsten can play.
Life at the Danish court in 1629 is revealed in all its tempestuousness, passion and frustration.
Emilia's arrival in Rosenborg has affected Kirsten.
Strategems for survival in 17-century Denmark.
The angelic Peter Claire finds love in a field of sheep.
Kirsten's position in the Danish court is becoming ever more precarious.
Can recondite ploys and schemes save her skin?
Can King CHRISTIAN forgive Kirsten's amour with Count Otto Ludwig of Salm? And will Peter convince Emilia of his love?
Kirsten and Emilia have been banished from Copenhagen.
How will love survive?
Kirsten has a new plan - and a new child.
Evil and good swirl around the watery kingdom of Denmark as Kirsten continues to plot after her banishment.
Emilia is reunited with her lost brother Marcus.
Magdalena's wickedness knows no bounds, and the king is beginning to escape from darkness.
King CHRISTIAN faces financial ruin, but help and solace are at hand.
The king's secret is finally brought to light.
Peter Claire is Kirsten's prisoner.
Will she relent and release him, and will he be in time to save Emilia?