Juliet Stevenson reads Jane Austen's romantic classic, the tale of Anne Elliot, prevented at the age of 19 from marrying the man she loves.
Abridged by Doreen Estall
A naval tenant arouses memories of an old love.
Anne goes to Uppercross - and Captain Wentworth draws nearer.
Erstwhile lovers meet again.
Two vie for the Captain's favour, while a third can only watch.
A visit to the sea and new acquaintances.
An accident on the Cobb.
The company in Bath proves better than anticipated.
Anne discovers an old friend.
Mr Elliot's hopes are growing, and Captain Wentworth's appear dashed.
Anne and Captain Wentworth meet once more and feelings remain in turmoil.
Mrs Smith reveals an unsavoury past.
The arrival of the Musgroves has repercussions.
The Captain shows his hand.
Happiness at last.