A Passage To India

EM Forster's classic novel of racial and religious divisions, friendship and love, read by Samuel West, produced by Di Speirs, and abridged by Sally Marmion.

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Em Forster's Classic Novel Of Racial And Religious Divisions, Friendship And Love, Read By Samuel West. Episode 7 of 15.

EM Forster's classic novel of racial and religious divisions, friendship and love, read by Samuel West. Episode 9 of 15.

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EM Forster's classic novel of racial and religious divisions, friendship and love, read by Sam West.

A surprise encounter in a mosque opens Forster's much loved classic novel.

As West meets East, an enduring friendship commences.

Dr Aziz is surprised to find a kindred spirit in the Englishwoman, Mrs Moore.

E M Forster's final novel, read by Samuel West.

Dr Aziz and Mrs Moore's mosque encounter sparks an epic tale of divisions under colonial British rule.

Read by Samuel West.

Dr Aziz and Mrs Moore's mosque encounter sparks an epic tale of divisions.

Dr Aziz and Mrs Moore's mosque encounter sparks an epic tale of divisions under colonial British rule. Read by Samuel West

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Adela and Mrs Moore begin their quest to see 'the real India'.

Adela and Mrs Moore begin their quest to see the 'real' India at The Collector's Bridge Party.

Adela wishes to see 'the real India' but Ronny is unimpressed.

Read by Samuel West.

E M Forster's powerful final novel, read by Samuel West.

As Adela Quested yearns for the real India, she and Mrs Moore attend a bridge party to meet the locals.

As Adela Quested yearns for the real India, she and Mrs Moore attend a bridge party.

As Adela Quested yearns for the real India, she and Mrs Moore attend a bridge party to meet the locals. Read by Samuel West

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Fielding has East and West to tea, leading Dr Aziz to an ill-considered invitation.

E M Forster's novel, read by Samuel West.

Fielding's invitation to tea brings East and West together and precipitates an ill-considered invitation.

Read by Sam West.

Tensions remain as Principal Fielding invites East and West to tea, sparking an ill-considered offer.

Read by Samuel West.

Principal Fielding invites East and West to tea, sparking an ill-considered offer.

Tensions remain as Principal Fielding invites East and West to tea, sparking an ill-considered offer. Read by Samuel West

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Adela intends to end her relationship with Ronny but fate intervenes.

Read by Samuel West.

E M Forster's haunting final novel, read by Samuel West.

EM Forster's classic novel of racial and religious divisions, friendship and love.

Adela's talk with Ronny is thrown off course.

Adela's thorough talk with Ronny is thrown off course by an accident on the Marabar Road.

Adela makes a decision about her future with Ronny, but fate intervenes on the Marabar Road.

Adela makes a decision about her future with Ronny, but fate intervenes.

Adela makes a decision about her future with Ronny, but fate intervenes on the Marabar Road. Read by Samuel West.

05An Englishman At His Best2006011320061103 (BBC7)
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EM Forster's classic novel of racial and religious divisions, friendship and love.

A gesture cements Dr Aziz and Mr Fielding's friendship.

A remarkable gesture cements the friendship between Dr Aziz and Mr Fielding.

A remarkable gesture cements the friendship between Dr Aziz and Mr Fielding in EM Forster's haunting novel.

Read by Samuel West.

A remarkable gesture cements the friendship between Dr Aziz and British principal, Cyril Fielding.

Episode 5 of 15.

A remarkable gesture cements the friendship between Dr Aziz and Cyril Fielding.

A remarkable gesture cements the friendship between Mr Fielding and Dr Aziz.

EM Forster's classic novel, read by Samuel West.

A remarkable gesture cements the friendship between Dr Aziz and British principal, Cyril Fielding. Read by Samuel West. Episode 5 of 15.

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Aziz's hospitality knows no bounds as he transports his English guests to a picnic at the Marabar Caves.

The trip to the Marabar Caves starts badly when Fielding and Godbole miss the train.

EM Forster's novel, read by Samuel West.

Dr Aziz organises a trip to the Marabar Caves, but not all of the party manage to catch the train.

Read by Samuel West.

Dr Aziz organises a trip to the Marabar Caves but not everyone manages to catch the train.

Dr Aziz organises a trip to the Marabar Caves, but not all of the party manage to catch the train. Read by Samuel West.

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Aziz's triumphant expedition to the Marabar caves ends in despair and disaster.

The expedition to the Marabar Caves ends in disaster and despair.

EM Forster's powerful final novel, read by Samuel West.

Read by Samuel West.

Dr Aziz's triumphant mountain expedition to the Marabar Caves ends in disaster and despair.

Dr Aziz's mountain expedition to the Marabar Caves ends in disaster and despair.

Dr Aziz's triumphant mountain expedition to the Marabar Caves ends in disaster and despair. Read by Samuel West.

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Fielding must take sides as Anglo-India rallies behind Adela.

EM Forster's novel is read by Samuel West.

EM Forster's haunting final novel, read by Samuel West.

Read by Samuel West.

With Dr Aziz facing trial, Fielding must take sides as Anglo-India rallies behind Adela Quested.

Fielding must take sides as Anglo-India rallies behind Adela Quested.

With Dr Aziz facing trial, Fielding must take sides as Anglo-India rallies behind Adela Quested. Read by Samuel West.

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A confrontation at the club and the first signs of doubt.

EM Forster's final novel is read by Samuel West.

Em Forster's Classic Novel Of Racial And Religious Divisions, Friendship And Love.

Adela's Talk With Ronny is thrown off course.

A confrontation at the club brings the first signs of doubt.

Fielding provokes a confrontation with the British establishment at the club.

EM Forster's final novel, read by Samuel West.

As Adela Quested lies in her sick bed, Cyril Fielding attends a meeting at the British club.

Read by Samuel West.

As Adela Quested lies sick in bed, Cyril Fielding attends a meeting at the British club.

As Adela Quested lies in her sick bed, Cyril Fielding attends a meeting at the British club. Read by Samuel West.

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Mrs Moore will offer Adela no words of comfort as the trial approaches.

Samuel West reads the novel by EM Forster.

As Dr Aziz's trial approaches, Mrs Moore will offer Adela no words of comfort.

EM Forster's classic novel, read by Samuel West.

As the trial of Dr Aziz approaches, Mrs Moore refuses to offer Adela Quested any words of comfort.

Read by Samuel West.

As the trial of Dr Aziz approaches, Mrs Moore refuses to offer Adela Quested any words of comfort. Read by Samuel West.

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Adela's accusation works to its inevitable end and she faces Aziz across a crowded court room.

Adela finally faces Dr Aziz across a tense and crowded courtroom.

EM Forster's powerful final novel, read by Samuel West.

Read by Samuel West.

Adela Quested finally faces Dr Aziz across a tense and crowded courtroom.

Adela Quested finally faces Dr Aziz across a tense crowded courtroom.

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New allegiances and sad tidings, as Chandrapore absorbs the collapse of Aziz's trial.

The Indians celebrate the collapse of the trial but there's sad news from England.

EM Forster's novel, read by Samuel West.

The people of India have cause for great celebration, but sad news arrives from England.

Read by Samuel West.

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Friendships mourned, made and tested by misunderstandings in Forster's powerful portrait of divided India.

Read by Samuel West.

EM Forster's novel of racial and religious divisions, read by Samuel West.

Friendships mourned, made and tested by misunderstandings.

Friendships are mourned, made and tested by misunderstanding.

Aziz is preoccupied with the idea that Fielding has got together with Adela.

EM Forster's haunting novel, read by Samuel West.

Despite his own good news, Dr Aziz is preoccupied with thoughts of Cyril Fielding.

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Two years after the incident in Chandrapore, Aziz comes face to face with his old English friend once more.

Read by Samuel West.

EM Forster's classic novel, read by Samuel West.

Two years after the incident in Chandrapore, Aziz meets Fielding once more.

Two years after their last meeting, Dr Aziz once again comes face-to-face with Cyril Fielding.

Two years after their last meeting, Dr Aziz comes face-to-face with Cyril Fielding again.

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Reconciliation and acceptance mark the poignant conclusion of EM Forster's final novel.

Read by Samuel West.

EM Forster's classic novel of racial and religious divisions.

Reconciliation and acceptance mark the end of EM Forster's final novel.

Reconciliation and acceptance mark a poignant conclusion.

Aziz is reconciled with Fielding and finds himself thinking about Mrs Moore.

EM Forster's final novel, read by Samuel West.

As Dr Aziz makes his mind up about Cyril Fielding, he finds himself thinking about the late Mrs Moore.

Dr Aziz makes his mind up about Fielding and finds himself thinking of the late Mrs Moore.