The Painted Veil

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0120120123

Kitty marries for the wrong reasons and is living with her husband Walter in Hong Kong.

The Painted Veil - ep 1/5

by Somerset Maugham

dramatised by Lizzie Nunnery

First published in 1925 to a storm of protest this is a haunting and poignant drama of a woman's spiritual awakening.

Kitty marries for the wrong reasons and is living with her husband, Walter, in Hong Kong. She's in love with another man and when her husband discovers her infidelity he, in an act of vengeance, poses a terrible ultimatum.

Kitty....Sarah Smart

Walter....Nicholas Farrell

Charles....James Nickerson

Shop worker....Chris Li

Directed by Pauline Harris

0220120124

Kitty runs to her lover seeking solace, but she is faced with the terrible truth.

The Painted Veil - ep 2/5

by Somerset Maugham

dramatised by Lizzie Nunnery

First published in 1925 to a storm of protest this is a haunting and poignant drama of a woman's spiritual awakening.

Set in 1920's China. Kitty runs to her lover seeking solace and the promise of marriage. Instead she is faced with the terrible truth and is forced to leave for the cholera infested island of Mei-Fan-Tu with husband, Walter.

Kitty....Sarah Smart

Walter....Nicholas Farrell

Charles....James Nickerson

Waddington....Conrad Nelson

Chinese worker....Chris Li

Directed by Pauline Harris

0320120125

Kitty visits the orphanage where her husband Walter works and sees him in a new light.

The Painted Veil - ep 3/5

by Somerset Maugham

dramatised by Lizzie Nunnery

First published in 1925 to a storm of protest this is a haunting and poignant drama of a woman's spiritual awakening.

Set in 1920's China. Kitty. after being virtually forced to live in the cholera infested island of Mei-Fan-Tu with husband, Walter, visits the orphanage where he works as a doctor and bacteriologist. She see Walter in a new light after she discovers how hard he is working, how the locals adore and admire him, and how he is helping to rid the island of the epidemic.

Kitty Fane....Sarah Smart

Walter Fane....Nicholas Farrell

Waddington... Conrad Nelson

Souer St Joseph....Isabelle Defaut

Mother Superior....Caroline Loncq

Beggar man....Chris Lee

Chinese consultant - Jing Griffin

Directed by Pauline Harris

0420120126

Kitty discovers that she is pregnant, and Walter demands to know if it is his child.

The Painted Veil - ep 4/5

by Somerset Maugham

dramatised by Lizzie Nunnery

Set in 1920's China. Kitty has started working in the orphanage run by the French nuns. When she collapses one day she fears it is cholera but discovers she's pregnant. Her husband Walter, who adores children, demands to know if it's his child.

Kitty Fane....Sarah Smart

Walter Fane....Nicholas Farrell

Waddington... Conrad Nelson

Souer St Joseph....Isabelle Defaut

Mother Superior....Caroline Loncq

Girl in orphanage - Shamae Griffin

Chinese consultant - Jing Griffin

Directed by Pauline Harris

05 LAST20120127

Walter has cholera, and Kitty is horrified and heartbroken. She leaves Mei-Fan-Tu.

The Painted Veil - ep 5/5

by Somerset Maugham

dramatised by Lizzie Nunnery

First published in 1925 to a storm of protest this is a haunting and poignant drama of a woman's spiritual awakening.

Set in 1920's China. Walter has cholera and Kitty is horrified and heartbroken. She leaves Mei-Fan-Tu and back in

Hong Kong finds herself in the same house as her ex-lover Charles Townsend.

Kitty Fane....Sarah Smart

Walter Fane....Nicholas Farrell

Waddington... Conrad Nelson

Dorothy Townsend....Julia Rounthwaite

Charles Townsend....James Nickerson

Officer/Doctor....Chris Lee

Directed by Pauline Harris