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