Adam Bede [George Eliot]

Episodes

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0120080512 (BBC7)
20120910 (BBC7)
20141124 (BBC7)
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20170320 (BBC7)
20170321 (BBC7)

It is summer 1799, and one of Lisbeth Bede's sons has marriage on his mind.

Summer, 1799 in the Staffordshire village of Hayslope, and one of Lisbeth Bede's sons has marriage on his mind.

George Eliot's haunting story of love betrayed and love rewarded dramatised in 15 episodes by Robert Forrest.

An immediate bestseller in 1859, Eliot's second novel established her reputation and paved the way for masterpieces such as The Mill on the Floss and Middlemarch.

Starring Thomas Arnold as Adam, Ann Scott-Jones as Lisbeth, John Kielty as Seth and Victoria Liddelle as Dinah.

Director: Patrick Rayner.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 2001.

It is summer 1799 in a Staffordshire village, and one of Lisbeth Bede's sons has marriage on his mind. Stars Thomas Arnold.

It's summer 1799 in a Staffordshire village and one of Lisbeth Bede's sons has marriage on his mind. Stars Thomas Arnold.

It's summer 1799 and one of Lisbeth Bede's sons has marriage on his mind.

0220080513 (BBC7)
20120911 (BBC7)
20141125 (BBC7)
20141126 (BBC7)
20170321 (BBC7)
20170322 (BBC7)

Remarkable young Methodist preacher Dinah Morris arrives to comfort Lisbeth Bede.

Remarkable young Methodist preacher Dinah Morris arrives to comfort Lisbeth Bede. Stars Ann Scott-Jones.

Remarkable young Methodist preacher Dinah Morris arrives to comfort Lisbeth Bede. Stars Ann Scott-Jones.

0320080514 (BBC7)
20120912 (BBC7)
20141126 (BBC7)
20141127 (BBC7)
20170322 (BBC7)
20170323 (BBC7)

The young squire Arthur Donnithorne visits Hall Farm, and the seeds of love are sown.

The young squire Arthur Donnithorne pays a visit to Hall Farm, and the seeds of love are sown. Stars Richard Greenwood.

The young squire Arthur Donnithorne pays a visit to Hall Farm - and the seeds of love are sown. Stars Richard Greenwood.

0420080515 (BBC7)
20120913 (BBC7)
20141127 (BBC7)
20141128 (BBC7)
20170323 (BBC7)
20170324 (BBC7)

Young squire Arthur invites the Hetty for an evening stroll in Donnithorne Woods.

Young squire Arthur invites the flirtatious Hetty for an evening stroll in Donnithorne Woods. Stars Richard Greenwood.

Young squire Arthur invites the flirtatious Hetty for an evening stroll in Donnithorne Woods. Stars Richard Greenwood.

0520080516 (BBC7)
20120914 (BBC7)
20141128 (BBC7)
20141129 (BBC7)
20170324 (BBC7)
20170325 (BBC7)

As Hetty receives a gift from the captain, Adam waits, hoping she will marry him.

As Hetty receives a gift from the captain, Adam waits in the wings hoping she will marry him. Stars Thomas Arnold.

As Hetty receives a gift from the Captain, Adam waits in the wings hoping she'll marry him. Stars Thomas Arnold.

0620080519 (BBC7)
20120917 (BBC7)
20141201 (BBC7)
20141202 (BBC7)
20170327 (BBC7)
20170328 (BBC7)

When Hetty meets with the captain in Donnithorne Woods, Adam takes action.

Staffordshire, 1799: When Hetty meets with the Captain in Donnithorne Woods, Adam takes action.

George Eliot's haunting story of love betrayed and love rewarded dramatised in 15 episodes by Robert Forrest.

An immediate bestseller in 1859, Eliot's second novel established her reputation and paved the way for masterpieces such as The Mill on the Floss and Middlemarch.

Starring Thomas Arnold as Adam, Katherine Igoe as Hetty, Ann Scott-Jones as Lisbeth, Richard Greenwood as Arthur, John Kielty as Seth, Crawford Logan as Mr Irwine and Victoria Liddelle as Dinah.

Director: Patrick Rayner.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 2001.

Staffordshire, 1799. When Hetty meets with the captain in Donnithorne Woods, Adam takes action. Stars Thomas Arnold.

Staffordshire, 1799: When Hetty meets with the Captain in Donnithorne Woods, Adam takes action. Stars Thomas Arnold.

0720080520 (BBC7)
20120918 (BBC7)
20141202 (BBC7)
20141203 (BBC7)
20170328 (BBC7)
20170329 (BBC7)

Shocked Captain Arthur is forced to face the facts over Adam's feelings for Hetty.

Shocked Captain Arthur is forced to face the facts over Adam's feelings for Hetty. Stars Thomas Arnold and Richard Greenwood.

Shocked Captain Arthur is forced to face the facts over Adam's feelings for Hetty. Stars Thomas Arnold and Richard Greenwood.

0820080521 (BBC7)
20120919 (BBC7)
20141203 (BBC7)
20141204 (BBC7)
20170329 (BBC7)
20170330 (BBC7)

Mr Irwine visits Mrs Bede, who is unimpressed at the prospect of her son marrying Hetty.

Preacher Mr Irwine visits Mrs Bede, who is unimpressed at the prospect of her son's marriage to Hetty. Stars Thomas Arnold.

Preacher Mr Irwine visits Mrs Bede who's unimpressed at the prospect of her son's marriage to Hetty. Stars Thomas Arnold.

0920080522 (BBC7)
20120920 (BBC7)
20141204 (BBC7)
20141205 (BBC7)
20170330 (BBC7)
20170331 (BBC7)

Adam is distraught over Hetty standing accused and locked up behind prison bars.

Adam is distraught over Hetty standing accused and locked up behind prison bars. Stars Thomas Arnold and Katherine Igoe.

Adam is distraught over Hetty standing accused and locked up behind prison bars. Stars Thomas Arnold and Katherine Igoe.

1020080523 (BBC7)
20120921 (BBC7)
20141205 (BBC7)
20141206 (BBC7)
20170331 (BBC7)
20170401 (BBC7)

Preacher Dinah visits her cousin Hetty, who languishes under sentence of death in jail.

Preacher Dinah visits her cousin Hetty, who languishes under sentence of death in jail. Stars Katherine Igoe and Vicki Liddelle.

Preacher Dinah visits her cousin Hetty, who languishes under sentence of death in jail. Stars Katherine Igoe and Vicki Liddelle.

1120080526 (BBC7)
20120924 (BBC7)
20141208 (BBC7)
20141209 (BBC7)
20170403 (BBC7)
20170404 (BBC7)
In the darkness of her prison cell, preacher Dinah struggles for Hetty's soul. Stars Katherine Igoe and Vicki Liddelle.

George Eliot's haunting story of love betrayed and love rewarded dramatised in 15 episodes by Robert Forrest.

An immediate bestseller in 1859, Eliot's second novel established her reputation and paved the way for masterpieces such as The Mill on the Floss and Middlemarch.

Starring Katherine Igoe as Hetty, Victoria Liddelle as Dinah and Crawford Logan as Mr Irwine.

Director: Patrick Rayner.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 2001.

In the darkness of her prison cell, preacher Dinah struggles for Hetty's soul. Stars Katherine Igoe and Vicki Liddelle.

1220080527 (BBC7)
20120925 (BBC7)
20141209 (BBC7)
20141210 (BBC7)
20170404 (BBC7)
20170405 (BBC7)

Hetty confesses the full horror of her crime, but Dinah makes her own admission.

Hetty confesses the full horror of her crime, but Dinah makes her own admission. Stars Katherine Igoe and Vicki Liddelle.

Hetty confesses the full horror of her crime, but Dinah makes her own admission. Stars Katherine Igoe and Vicki Liddelle.

1320080528 (BBC7)
20120926 (BBC7)
20141210 (BBC7)
20141211 (BBC7)
20170405 (BBC7)
20170406 (BBC7)

As the day of the hanging arrives, Adam pays a visit.

As the day of the hanging arrives, Adam pays a visit. Stars Thomas Arnold, Katherine Igoe and Vicki Liddelle.

As the day of the hanging arrives, Adam pays a visit. Stars Thomas Arnold, Katherine Igoe and Vicki Liddelle.

1420080529 (BBC7)
20120927 (BBC7)
20141211 (BBC7)
20141212 (BBC7)
20170406 (BBC7)
20170407 (BBC7)

As the journey to the hanging scaffold begins, a visitor arrives. Stars Katherine Igoe, Vicki Liddelle and Thomas Arnold.

As the journey to the hanging scaffold begins, a visitor arrives. Stars Katherine Igoe, Vicki Liddelle and Thomas Arnold.

1520080530 (BBC7)
20170407 (BBC7)
20170408 (BBC7)
The time arrives for Dinah to decide where her heart really lies.

The time arrives for Dinah to decide where her heart really lies. Stars Katherine Igoe, Vicki Liddelle and Thomas Arnold.

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20120928 (BBC7)
20141212 (BBC7)
20141213 (BBC7)

The time arrives for Dinah to decide where her heart really lies.

The time arrives for Dinah to decide where her heart really lies. Stars Katherine Igoe, Vicki Liddelle and Thomas Arnold.

The time arrives for Dinah to decide where her heart really lies. Stars Katherine Igoe, Vicki Liddelle and Thomas Arnold.