Trilby

In Bohemian PARIS in the 19th century, an artist's model comes under the spell of the original 'Svengali', an extraordinary man with strange healing powers, who can transform even the tone-deaf Trilby into someone with a remarkable voice.

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20050307

By George du Maurier. Dramatised by Melissa Murray.

1/10. In Bohemian Paris in the 19th century, an artist's model comes under the spell of the original 'Svengali', an extraordinary man with strange healing powers, who can transform even the tone-deaf Trilby into someone with a remarkable voice.

Svengali....Roger Allam

Trilby....Alison Pettitt

Billee....Bertie Carvel

The Laird....Harry Myers

Gecko....Stephen Hogan

Honorine....Alex Tregear

Passerby....Jason Chan

Directed by Cherry Cookson.

20050308

By George du Maurier

Dramatised by Melissa Murray

2/10. Trilby has started modelling for the two young students in Paris. She is fascinated yet repelled by the infamous 'Svengali' who seems to have a hold over her.

Svengali....Roger Allam

Trilby....Alison Pettitt

Billee....Bertie Carvel

The Laird....Harry Myers

Gecko....Stephen Hogan

Honorine....Alex Tregear

Passerby....Jason Chan

Directed by Cherry Cookson

20050309

By George du Maurier. Dramatised by Melissa Murray.

3/10. In Paris in the 19th century, the young English artist Billee has fallen in love with Trilby, but she is almost literally mesmerised by Svengali, who promises her great things.

Svengali....Roger Allam

Trilby....Alison Pettitt

Billee....Bertie Carvel

The Laird....Harry Myers

Gecko....Stephen Hogan

Honorine....Alex Tregear

Passerby....Jason Chan

Directed by Cherry Cookson.

20050310

Dramatised from George du Maurier's novel by Melissa Murray.

6/10

Having been jilted by Trilby, who has run away with the charismatic but sinister Svengali, Billee

has returned from Paris in despair. Then some time later at a party, he hears rumours about their

relationship which appall him....

Svengali....Roger Allam

Trilby....Alison Pettitt

Billee....Bertie Carvel

Laird....Harry Myers

Gecko....Stephen Hogan

Beatrice....Susan Jameson

Mr Wrightman....Hugh Dickson

Receptionist....Jason Chan

with Emily Wachter and Robert Hastie

Music composed by David Pickvance

Directed by Cherry Cookson

20050311

Dramatised from George du Maurier's novel by Melissa Murray.

5/10. Trilby has accepted Billee's proposal of marriage and a new life in England, but is clearly desperately uncertain as to whether this would be the right thing for her.

Svengali....Roger Allam

Trilby....Alison Pettitt

Billee....Bertie Carvel

Laird....Harry Myers

Gecko....Stephen Hogan

Beatrice....Susan Jameson

Mr Wrightman....Hugh Dickson

Receptionist....Jason Chan

With Emily Wachter and Robert Hastie.

Music composed by David Pickvance.

Directed by Cherry Cookson.

20050314

By George du Maurier. Dramatised by Melissa Murray.

6/10. Having been jilted by Trilby, who has run away with the charismatic but sinister Svengali, Billee

has returned from Paris in despair. Then some time later at a party, he hears rumours about their

relationship which appal him...

Svengali....Roger Allam

Trilby....Alison Pettitt

Billee....Bertie Carvel

Laird....Harry Myers

Gecko....Stephen Hogan

Beatrice....Susan Jameson

Mr Wrightman....Hugh Dickson

Receptionist....Jason Chan

with Emily Wachter and Robert Hastie

Directed by Cherry Cookson.

20050315

By George du Maurier. Dramatised by Melissa Murray.

7/10. Billee has found out where Svengali is staying and tries to force him into a confrontation about the effect he is having on his past love, but Svengali is a hard man to pin down.

Svengali....Roger Allam

Trilby....Alison Pettitt

Billee....Bertie Carvel

Laird....Harry Myers

Gecko....Stephen Hogan

Beatrice....Susan Jameson

Mr Wrightman....Hugh Dickson

Receptionist....Jason Chan

with Emily Wachter and Robert Hastie

Directed by Cherry Cookson.

20050316

By George du Maurier. Dramatised by Melissa Murray.

8/10. Billee at last discovers the secret of Svengali's spell on Trilby and is determined to challenge him about it.

Svengali....Roger Allam

Trilby....Alison Pettitt

Billee....Bertie Carvel

The Laird....Harry Myers

Gecko....Stephen Hogan

Honorine....Alex Tregear

Passerby....Jason Chan

Directed by Cherry Cookson

20050317

By George du Maurier. Dramatised by Melissa Murray.

9/10. Billee manages to get tickets for Trilby's next concert performance and anxiously awaits the moment when she comes on stage. But there is a shock in store for him...

Svengali....Roger Allam

Trilby....Alison Pettitt

Billee....Bertie Carvel

Laird....Harry Myers

Gecko....Stephen Hogan

Beatrice....Susan Jameson

Mr Wrightman....Hugh Dickson

Receptionist....Jason Chan

with Emily Wachter and Robert Hastie

Directed by Cherry Cookson.

20050318

Melissa Murray's dramatisation of George du Maurier's novel, set in Paris in the 19th century.

10/10

Broken hearted, Trilby returns to England with Billee and tries to pick up the pieces of her life. But Svengali's spell is still upon her.

Svengali....Roger Allam

Trilby....Alison Pettitt

Billee....Bertie Carvel

Laird....Harry Myers

Gecko....Stephen Hogan

Beatrice....Susan Jameson

Mr Wrightman....Hugh Dickson

Receptionist....Jason Chan

With Emily Wachter and Robert Hastie.

Music composed by David Pickvance.

Directed by Cherry Cookson.

01*20050307

  • additional cast - Emily Wachter and robert hastie
  • beatrice....Susan Jameson
  • billee....Bertie Carvel
  • directed by - Cherry Cookson
  • gecko....Stephen Hogan
  • honorine....alex tregear
  • laird....harry myers
  • mr wrightman....Hugh Dickson
  • music composed by david pickvance
  • passerby....Jason Chan
  • receptionist....Jason Chan
  • svengali....Roger Allam
  • the laird....harry myers
  • trilby....Alison Pettitt
  • by.... - george du maurier
  • dramatised by.... - melissa murray

  • 01*20050307

  • additional cast - Emily Wachter and robert hastie
  • beatrice....Susan Jameson
  • billee....Bertie Carvel
  • directed by - Cherry Cookson
  • gecko....Stephen Hogan
  • honorine....alex tregear
  • laird....harry myers
  • mr wrightman....Hugh Dickson
  • music composed by david pickvance
  • passerby....Jason Chan
  • receptionist....Jason Chan
  • svengali....Roger Allam
  • the laird....harry myers
  • trilby....Alison Pettitt
  • by.... - george du maurier
  • dramatised by.... - melissa murray

  • 02*20050308

    Trilby has started modelling for the two young students in PARIS.

    She is fascinated yet repelled by the infamous 'Svengali' who seems to have a hold over her.

    02*20050308

    Trilby has started modelling for the two young students in PARIS.

    She is fascinated yet repelled by the infamous 'Svengali' who seems to have a hold over her.

    03*20050309

    In PARIS in the 19th century, the young ENGLISH artist Billee has fallen in love with Trilby, but she is almost literally mesmerised by Svengali, who promises her great things.

    03*20050309

    In PARIS in the 19th century, the young ENGLISH artist Billee has fallen in love with Trilby, but she is almost literally mesmerised by Svengali, who promises her great things.

    04*20050310

    Having been jilted by Trilby, who has run away with the charismatic but sinister Svengali, Billee has returned from PARIS in despair.

    Then some time later at a party, he hears rumours about their relationship which appall him.

    04*20050310

    Having been jilted by Trilby, who has run away with the charismatic but sinister Svengali, Billee has returned from PARIS in despair.

    Then some time later at a party, he hears rumours about their relationship which appall him.

    05*20050311

    Trilby has accepted Billee's proposal of marriage and a new life in ENGLAND, but is clearly desperately uncertain as to whether this would be the right thing for her.

    05*20050311

    Trilby has accepted Billee's proposal of marriage and a new life in ENGLAND, but is clearly desperately uncertain as to whether this would be the right thing for her.

    06*20050314

    Having been jilted by Trilby, who has run away with the charismatic but sinister Svengali, Billee has returned from PARIS in despair.

    Then some time later at a party, he hears rumours about their relationship which appal him.

    06*20050314

    Having been jilted by Trilby, who has run away with the charismatic but sinister Svengali, Billee has returned from PARIS in despair.

    Then some time later at a party, he hears rumours about their relationship which appal him.

    07*20050315

    Billee has found out where Svengali is staying and tries to force him into a confrontation about the effect he is having on his past love, but Svengali is a hard man to pin down.

    07*20050315

    Billee has found out where Svengali is staying and tries to force him into a confrontation about the effect he is having on his past love, but Svengali is a hard man to pin down.

    08*20050316

    Billee at last discovers the secret of Svengali's spell on Trilby and is determined to challenge him about it.

    08*20050316

    Billee at last discovers the secret of Svengali's spell on Trilby and is determined to challenge him about it.

    09*20050317

    Billee manages to get tickets for Trilby's next concert performance and anxiously awaits the moment when she comes on stage.

    But there is a shock in store for him.

    09*20050317

    Billee manages to get tickets for Trilby's next concert performance and anxiously awaits the moment when she comes on stage.

    But there is a shock in store for him.

    10 LAST*20050318

    Broken hearted, Trilby returns to ENGLAND with Billee and tries to pick up the pieces of her life.

    But Svengali's spell is still upon her.

    10 LAST*20050318

    Broken hearted, Trilby returns to ENGLAND with Billee and tries to pick up the pieces of her life.

    But Svengali's spell is still upon her.