The Age Of Innocence

Edith Wharton's Pulitzer Prize-winning novel, dramatised by Jane Rogers, about a passionate love affair which breaks all the rules of the restrictive high society of 1870s New York.

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Genome: [r4 Bd=19930414]

Edith Wharton 's novel, dramatised in six parts, with Andrew Wincott as Newland Archer , Suzanne Bertish as Ellen Olenska and Cathryn Harrison as May Welland.

1: Newland, just engaged to May, finds himself drawn to her exotic cousin, the Countess Olenska.

Dramatised by Christopher Reason Director David Hunter

Genome: [r4 Bd=19930414]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19930414]

Unknown: Edith Wharton

Unknown: Andrew Wincott

Unknown: Newland Archer

Unknown: Suzanne Bertish

Unknown: Ellen Olenska

Unknown: Cathryn Harrison

Dramatised By: Christopher Reason

Director: David Hunter

Mrs Mingott: Elizabeth Spriggs

Mrs Welland: Margaret Robertson

Mrs Archer: Liza Ross

Henry Van de Luyden: Don Fellows

Louisa Van de Luyden: Lawmary Champion

Sillerton Jackson: Ray Jewers

Lefferts: Christian Rodska

Dallas Archer: William Marsh

Janey: Siriol Jenkins

1st Man/Footman: Bill Bellamy

2nd Man: Richard Nichols

Genome: [r4 Bd=19930421]

by Edith Wharton. Second of six parts. With , and Ellen continues to challenge the strict conventions of New York society. Newland is entranced.

Dramatised by Christopher Reason Director David Hunter

Genome: [r4 Bd=19930421]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19930421]

Unknown: Edith Wharton.

Dramatised By: Christopher Reason

Director: David Hunter

Newland Archer: Andrew Wincott

Ellen Olenska: Suzanne Bertish

May Welland: Cathryn Harrison

Mrs Archer: Liza Ross

Henry Van de Luyden: Don Fellows

Mr Letterblair: Brian Greene

Beaufort: Philip Bond

Dallas Arctier: William Marsh

Janey: Siriol Jenkins

Mrs Struthers: Peggy Mason

Nastasia: Firenza Guidi

florist: Jill Graham

Butler: Ray Jewers

Genome: [r4 Bd=19930428]

bv Edith Wharton. Third of six parts

With Andrew Wincott as Newland Archer ,

Suzanne Bertish as Ellen Olenska and Cathryn Harrison as May Welland.

Newland follows Ellen to the country where their rendezvous is disturbed.

Oramatised by Christopher Reason Director David Hunter

Genome: [r4 Bd=19930428]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19930428]

Unknown: Edith Wharton.

Unknown: Andrew Wincott

Unknown: Newland Archer

Unknown: Suzanne Bertish

Unknown: Ellen Olenska

Unknown: Cathryn Harrison

Director: David Hunter

Mrs Mingott: Elizabeth Spriggs

Mrs Welland: Margaret Robertson

Mrs Archer: Liza Ross

Beaufort: Philip Bond

Dallas Archer: William Marsh

Medora: Jill Graham

Ned: Matthew Morgan

Butter: Bill Bellamy

Genome: [r4 Bd=19930505]

by Edith Wharton. Fourth of six parts.

With Andrew Wincott as Newland Archer.

Suzanne Bertish as Ellen Olenska and Cathryn Harrison as May Welland.

Marriage to May and a honeymoon in Europe haven't diluted Newland's feelings for Ellen. Mrs Mingoll...ELIZABETH SPRIGGS

Dramatised by Christopher Reason Director David Hunter

Genome: [r4 Bd=19930505]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19930505]

Unknown: Edith Wharton.

Unknown: Andrew Wincott

Unknown: Newland Archer.

Unknown: Suzanne Bertish

Unknown: Ellen Olenska

Unknown: Cathryn Harrison

Dramatised By: Christopher Reason

Director: David Hunter

Mrs Wetland: Margaret Robertson

Riviere: Yves Aubert

Dallas Archer: William Marsh

Medora: Jill Graham

Phoebe: Melanie Hudson

Guard: Bill Bellamy

Receptionist: Siriol Jenkins

Serrant: Richard Nichols

Genome: [r4 Bd=19930512]

by Edith Wharton. Fifth of six parts.

With Andrew Wincott as Newland Archer ,

Suzanne Bertish as Ellen Olenska and Cathryn Harrison as May Welland.

The reality of "we're together only so long as we're apart" sinks in tor Newland and Ellen.

Dramatised by Christopher Reason Director David Hunter

Genome: [r4 Bd=19930512]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19930512]

Unknown: Edith Wharton.

Unknown: Andrew Wincott

Unknown: Newland Archer

Unknown: Suzanne Bertish

Unknown: Ellen Olenska

Unknown: Cathryn Harrison

Dramatised By: Christopher Reason

Director: David Hunter

Mrs Welland: Margaret Robertson

linker: Uza Ross

LetterlMr: Brian Greene

Sillerton Jackson: Ray Jewers

Riviere: Yves Aubert

Dallas Archer: William Marsh

Paperseller/Guard: Richard Nichols

Operator: Melanie Hudson

Clerk: Matthew Morgan

Genome: [r4 Bd=19930519]

by Edith Wharton. Final part.

With Andrew Wincott as Newland Archer ,

Suzanne Bertish as Ellen Olenska and Cathryn Harrison as May Welland.

Newland finds his secret assignation with Ellen replaced with something more formal and final.

Dramatised by Christopher Reason Director David Hunter

Genome: [r4 Bd=19930519]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19930519]

Unknown: Edith Wharton.

Unknown: Andrew Wincott

Unknown: Newland Archer

Unknown: Suzanne Bertish

Unknown: Ellen Olenska

Unknown: Cathryn Harrison

Dramatised By: Christopher Reason

Director: David Hunter

Mrs Mingott: Elizabeth Spriggs

Mrs Welland: Margaret Robertson

Mrs Archer: Liza Ross

Sillerton Jackson: Ray Jewers

Dallas Archer: William Marsh

Leffers/Footman: Christian Rodska

Genome: [r4 Bd=19950530]

Edith Wharton 's novel, dramatised in six parts, with Andrew Wincott as Newland Archer , Suzanne Bertish as Ellen Olenska and Cathryn Harrison asMayWelland.

1: Newland, just engaged to May, finds himself drawn to her exotic cousin, the Countess Olenska, whose independent spirit is creating ripples on the formal surface of 1870s New York society.

Dramatised by Christopher Reason Director David Hunter Rpt

Genome: [r4 Bd=19950530]

Unknown: Edith Wharton

Unknown: Andrew Wincott

Unknown: Newland Archer

Unknown: Suzanne Bertish

Unknown: Ellen Olenska

Unknown: Cathryn Harrison

Dramatised By: Christopher Reason

Director: David Hunter Rpt

Mrs Mingott: Elizabeth Spriggs

MrsWelland: Margaret Robertson

Mrs Archer: Liza Ross

Henry Van de Luyden: Don Fellows

Louise Van de Luyden: Lawmary Champion

Sillerton Jackson , ,: Ray Jewers

Lefferts: Christian Rodska

Dallas Archer: William Marsh

Janey: Siriol Jenkins

First man/Footman: Bill Bellamy

Second man: Richard Nichols

Genome: [r4 Bd=19950606]

Edith Wharton 's novel, dramatised in six parts, with Andrew Wincott as Newland Archer , Suzanne Bertish as Ellen Olenska and Cathryn Harrison asMayWelland.

2: Ellen continues to challenge the strict conventions of New York society. Newland is entranced.

Dramatised by Christopher Reason Director David Hunter Rpt

Genome: [r4 Bd=19950606]

Unknown: Edith Wharton

Unknown: Andrew Wincott

Unknown: Newland Archer

Unknown: Suzanne Bertish

Unknown: Ellen Olenska

Unknown: Cathryn Harrison

Dramatised By: Christopher Reason

Director: David Hunter Rpt

Mrs Archer: Liza Ross

Henry Van de Luyden: Don Fellows

Mr Letterblair: Brian Greene

Beaufort: Philip Bond

Dallas Archer: William Marsh

Janey: Siriol Jenkins

MrsStruthers: Peggy Mason

Nastasia: Firenza Guidi

Florist: Jill Graham

Butler: Ray Jewers

Genome: [r4 Bd=19950613]

Edith Wharton 's novel, dramatised in six parts, with Andrew Wincott as Newland Archer , Suzanne Bertish as Ellen Olenska and Cathryn Harrison asMayWelland.

3: Newland follows Ellen to the country where their rendezvous is disturbed. Dramatised by Christopher Reason Director David Hunter Rpt

Genome: [r4 Bd=19950613]

Unknown: Edith Wharton

Unknown: Andrew Wincott

Unknown: Newland Archer

Unknown: Suzanne Bertish

Unknown: Ellen Olenska

Unknown: Cathryn Harrison

Dramatised By: Christopher Reason

Director: David Hunter Rpt

Mrs Mingott: Elizabeth Spriggs

MrsWelland: Margaret Robertson

Mrs Archer: Liza Ross

Beaufort: Philip Bond

Dallas Archer: William Marsh

Medora: Jill Graham

Ned: Matthew Morgan

Butler: Bill Bellamy

Genome: [r4 Bd=19950620]

Edith Wharton 's novel, dramatised in six parts, with Andrew Wincott as Newland Archer , Suzanne Bertish as Ellen Olenska and Cathryn Harrison asMayWelland.

4: Marriage to May and a honeymoon in Europe haven't diluted Newland's feelings for Ellen.

Dramatised by Christopher Reason Director David Hunter Rpt

Genome: [r4 Bd=19950620]

Unknown: Edith Wharton

Unknown: Andrew Wincott

Unknown: Newland Archer

Unknown: Suzanne Bertish

Unknown: Ellen Olenska

Unknown: Cathryn Harrison

Dramatised By: Christopher Reason

Director: David Hunter Rpt

Mrs Mingott: Elizabeth Spriggs

Mrs Weiland: Margaret Robertson

Riviere: Yves Aubert

Dallas Archer: William Marsh

Medora: Jill Graham

Phoebe: Melanie Hudson

Guard: Bill Bellamy

Receptionist: Siriol Jenkins

Servant: Richard Nichols

Genome: [r4 Bd=19950627]

Edith Wharton 's novel, dramatised in six parts, with Andrew Wincott as Newland Archer , Suzanne Bertish as Ellen Olenska and Cathryn Harrison asMayWelland.

5: The reality of "We're together only so long as we're apart" sinks in for Newland and Ellen.

Dramatised by Christopher Reason Director David Hunter Rpt

Genome: [r4 Bd=19950627]

Unknown: Edith Wharton

Unknown: Andrew Wincott

Unknown: Newland Archer

Unknown: Suzanne Bertish

Unknown: Ellen Olenska

Unknown: Cathryn Harrison

Dramatised By: Christopher Reason

Director: David Hunter Rpt

Mrs Welland: Margaret Robertson

Mrs Archer: Liza Ross

Letterblair: Brian Greene

Sillerton Jackson: Ray Jewers

Riviere: Yves Aubert

Dallas Archer: William Marsh

Paperseller/Guard: Richard Nichols

Operator: Melanie Hudson

Clerk: Matthew Morgan

Genome: [r4 Bd=19950704]

In the final episode of Edith Wharton 's novel, Newland's secret assignation with Ellen becomes something more formal and final.

Dramatised by Christopher Reason Director David Hunter Rpt

Genome: [r4 Bd=19950704]

Unknown: Edith Wharton

Dramatised By: Christopher Reason

Director: David Hunter

Newland Archer: Andrew Wincott

Ellen Olenska: Suzanne Bertish

May Welland: Cathryn Harrison

Mrs Mingott: Elizabeth Spriggs

Mrs Welland: Margaret Robertson

Mrs Archer: Liza Ross

Sillerton Jackson: Ray Jewers

Dallas Archer: Willuam Marsh

Lefferts: Christian Rodska

Footman: Christian Rodska

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Newly-engaged American socialite Newland Archer is drawn to his fiancee's cousin.

Stars Andrew Wincott and Susanne Bertish.

Engaged American socialite Newland Archer is drawn to his fiancee's cousin.

Edith Wharton dramatisation with Andrew Wincott.

American socialite Newland Archer is engaged to May Welland but finds himself drawn to her cousin, Countess Eleanor Olenska.

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Eleanor's family are upset over her plans for divorce and its impact on New York society.

Concerned at the impact on New York society, Eleanor's family are upset over her plans to divorce.

Stars Andrew Wincott.

Drawn to his fiancee's cousin Ellen, Newland prepares to end his engagement.

Edith Wharton dramatisation with Andrew Wincott.

Newland visits Ellen without May's knowledge.

He feels increasingly drawn to her, even though he is engaged to her cousin.

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Eleanor's family are upset over her plans for divorce and its impact on New York society.

Concerned at the impact on New York society, Eleanor's family are upset over her plans to divorce.

Stars Andrew Wincott.

Drawn to his fiancee's cousin Ellen, Newland prepares to end his engagement.

Edith Wharton dramatisation with Andrew Wincott.

Newland visits Ellen without May's knowledge.

He feels increasingly drawn to her, even though he is engaged to her cousin.

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Ellen returns, Newland makes a decision and May has news.

With Andrew Wincott.

Edith Wharton dramatisation with Andrew Wincott and Suzanne Bertish.

Socialite Newland follows Ellen to the country where their rendezvous is disturbed.

Stars Andrew Wincott and Susanne Bertish.

0320090318 (BBC7)
20090319 (BBC7)
20100128 (BBC7)
20100129 (BBC7)

Ellen returns, Newland makes a decision and May has news.

With Andrew Wincott.

Edith Wharton dramatisation with Andrew Wincott and Suzanne Bertish.

Socialite Newland follows Ellen to the country where their rendezvous is disturbed.

Stars Andrew Wincott and Susanne Bertish.

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20100128 BT=1530 (BBC7)
20100129 BT=0330 (BBC7)

Newland loves Ellen, but has married her cousin May.

A secret rendezvous is arranged.

Stars Andrew Wincott and Susanne Bertish.

0420100128 BT=1030 (BBC7)
20100128 BT=1530 (BBC7)
20100129 (BBC7)

Newland loves Ellen, but has married her cousin May.

A secret rendezvous is arranged.

Stars Andrew Wincott and Susanne Bertish.

0420100128 (BBC7)
20100129 (BBC7)

Newland loves Ellen, but has married her cousin May.

A secret rendezvous is arranged.

Stars Andrew Wincott and Susanne Bertish.

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Ellen Olenska returns.

Socialite Newland rushes to tell her his big decision.

Stars Andrew Wincott and Susanne Bertish.

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20100129 BT=1530 (BBC7)
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Newland finds his secret assignation with Ellen replaced with something more formal and final.

Stars Andrew Wincott.

Newland finds his assignation with Ellen replaced with something more formal and final.

Newland says goodbye to Ellen.

Will he ever see her again? May has some news.

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20100129 BT=1030 (BBC7)
20100129 BT=1530 (BBC7)
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Newland finds his secret assignation with Ellen replaced with something more formal and final.

Stars Andrew Wincott.

Newland finds his assignation with Ellen replaced with something more formal and final.

Newland says goodbye to Ellen.

Will he ever see her again? May has some news.

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Newland Archer is engaged to May Welland, but his life takes an unexpected turn when he meets May's unconventional cousin Countess Ellen Olenska.

Newland Archer....Ryan Mccluskey

Ellen Olenska....Susan Lynch

May Welland....Kellie Bright

Caherine Mingott....Eleanor Bron

Augusta Welland....Lorelei King

Adeline Archer....Barbara Barnes

Janey Archer....Sarah Goldberg

Sillerton Jackson/Henry Van Der Luyden....Kerry Shale

Julius Beaufort....Conrad Nelson

Lawrence Lefferts....Martin T Sherman

Medora Manson....Margaret Robertson

Ned Winsett....John Guerassio

Directed by Nadia Molinari."

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Edith Wharton's Pulitzer Prize-winning novel, dramatised by Jane Rogers, about a passionate love affair which breaks all the rules of the restrictive high society of 1870s New York.

2/2. Despite Newland Archer's recent marriage to May, he is still consumed with thoughts of Ellen Olenska.

Newland Archer....Ryan Mccluskey

Ellen Olenska....Susan Lynch

May Welland....Kellie Bright

Caherine Mingott....Eleanor Bron

Augusta Welland....Lorelei King

Julius Beaufort....Conrad Nelson

Lawrence Lefferts....Martin T Sherman

Sillerton Jackson....Kerry Shale

Directed by Nadia Molinari.