Aspects Of Love

A young Englishman falls in love with a beautiful French actress, but the arrival of his elderly aristocratic uncle changes everything.

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20070108

By David Garnett, dramatised by John Peacock.

1/5. A young Englishman falls in love with a beautiful French actress, but the arrival of his elderly aristocratic uncle changes everything.

Narrator....Struan Rodger

Alexis....Sam Troughton

Rose....Susannah Harker

Sir George....Philip Voss

Jenny....Daniella Wilson

Giulietta....Christine Kavanagh

Marcel....Mark Straker

Elizabeth....Polly Adams

Leonardo....Sam Dale

Directed by Celia de Wolff.

20070109

By David Garnett, dramatised by John Peacock.

2/5. Having fulfilled his National Service in Malaya, Alexis visits Paris to search for Rose, with whom he is still obsessed.

Narrator....Struan Rodger

Alexis....Sam Troughton

Rose....Susannah Harker

Sir George....Philip Voss

Jenny....Daniella Wilson

Giulietta....Christine Kavanagh

Marcel....Mark Straker

Elizabeth....Polly Adams

Leonardo....Sam Dale

Directed by Celia de Wolff.

20070110

By David Garnett, dramatised by John Peacock.

3/5. Alexis learns that Rose and his Uncle George are married and have a daughter, Jenny.

Narrator....Struan Rodger

Alexis....Sam Troughton

Rose....Susannah Harker

Sir George....Philip Voss

Jenny....Daniella Wilson

Giulietta....Christine Kavanagh

Marcel....Mark Straker

Elizabeth....Polly Adams

Leonardo....Sam Dale

Directed by Celia de Wolff.

20070111

By David Garnett, dramatised by John Peacock.

4/5. Alexis' infatuation for Rose has gone and a new-found friendship with her daughter takes its place.

Narrator....Struan Rodger

Alexis....Sam Troughton

Rose....Susannah Harker

Sir George....Philip Voss

Jenny....Daniella Wilson

Giulietta....Christine Kavanagh

Marcel....Mark Straker

Elizabeth....Polly Adams

Leonardo....Sam Dale

Directed by Celia de Wolff.

20070112

By David Garnett, dramatised by John Peacock.

5/5. For Alexis, Jenny and Rose, love turns out to be troubled and unexpected, but the passion and desire live on.

Narrator....Struan Rodger

Alexis....Sam Troughton

Rose....Susannah Harker

Sir George....Philip Voss

Jenny....Daniella Wilson

Giulietta....Christine Kavanagh

Marcel....Mark Straker

Elizabeth....Polly Adams

Leonardo....Sam Dale

Directed by Celia de Wolff.

20080214
20080214

20080214

On Valentine's Day, Jerry Hall explores the mythology, philosophy and physiology of love, explaining the various aspects of how love shapes our lives.

Jerry enlists the help of philosophers, scientists, authors, artists and musicians, all of whom share their own thoughts on how maternal, unconditional, platonic, spiritual, romantic and forbidden love all influence our personal happiness to varying degrees.

Guests include Baroness Professor Susan Greenfield, Dr Miriam Stoddard, Dr Rupert Sheldrake, Alain DeBotton, Dr Deepak Chopra, Annie Lennox, Dave Stewart, Bryan Adams, Tracey Emin, David Bailey, Pete Townshend and Anjelica Huston.

2008021420110214 (R2)

On Valentine's Day, Radio 2 re-visits Jerry Hall's exploration of the mythology, philosophy and physiology of love.

Jerry enlists the help of philosophers, scientists, authors, artists and musicians, who share their thoughts on maternal, unconditional, Platonic, spiritual, romantic and forbidden love, and how they influence our personal happiness to varying degrees.

While the scientists explain the physical aspects of love - how our minds and bodies are affected; the artistes explain how love is manifested in art and music and how an audience shares in the emotions engendered by a great song, poem or work of art.

Contributors include Baroness Susan Greenfield, Dr Miriam Stoppard, Dr Rupert Sheldrake, Alain De Botton, Dr Deepak Chopra, Annie Lennox, Dave Stewart, Bryan Adams, Tracey Emin, David Bailey, Pete Townshend and Anjelica Huston.

And the playlist features The Rolling Stones, Nick Cave, Billie Holiday, Jeff Buckley, Leonard Cohen, Van Morrison, Damien Rice and Chris Isaak.

This documentary first broadcast on Valentine's Day in 2008. It will be followed, at the same time next week, by Jerry Hall's exploration of the Art of Laughter.

2008021420110214 (R2)

On Valentine's Day, Radio 2 re-visits Jerry Hall's exploration of the mythology, philosophy and physiology of love.

Jerry enlists the help of philosophers, scientists, authors, artists and musicians, who share their thoughts on maternal, unconditional, Platonic, spiritual, romantic and forbidden love, and how they influence our personal happiness to varying degrees.

While the scientists explain the physical aspects of love - how our minds and bodies are affected; the artistes explain how love is manifested in art and music and how an audience shares in the emotions engendered by a great song, poem or work of art.

Contributors include Baroness Susan Greenfield, Dr Miriam Stoppard, Dr Rupert Sheldrake, Alain De Botton, Dr Deepak Chopra, Annie Lennox, Dave Stewart, Bryan Adams, Tracey Emin, David Bailey, Pete Townshend and Anjelica Huston.

And the playlist features The Rolling Stones, Nick Cave, Billie Holiday, Jeff Buckley, Leonard Cohen, Van Morrison, Damien Rice and Chris Isaak.

This documentary first broadcast on Valentine's Day in 2008. It will be followed, at the same time next week, by Jerry Hall's exploration of the Art of Laughter.

20110214

On Valentine's Day, Radio 2 re-visits Jerry Hall's exploration of the mythology, philosophy and physiology of love.

Jerry enlists the help of philosophers, scientists, authors, artists and musicians, who share their thoughts on maternal, unconditional, Platonic, spiritual, romantic and forbidden love, and how they influence our personal happiness to varying degrees.

While the scientists explain the physical aspects of love - how our minds and bodies are affected; the artistes explain how love is manifested in art and music and how an audience shares in the emotions engendered by a great song, poem or work of art.

Contributors include Baroness Susan Greenfield, Dr Miriam Stoppard, Dr Rupert Sheldrake, Alain De Botton, Dr Deepak Chopra, Annie Lennox, Dave Stewart, Bryan Adams, Tracey Emin, David Bailey, Pete Townshend and Anjelica Huston.

And the playlist features The Rolling Stones, Nick Cave, Billie Holiday, Jeff Buckley, Leonard Cohen, Van Morrison, Damien Rice and Chris Isaak.

This documentary first broadcast on Valentine's Day in 2008. It will be followed, at the same time next week, by Jerry Hall's exploration of the Art of Laughter.

Jerry Hall explores the mythology, philosophy and physiology of love.

0120070108
0220070109

Having fulfilled his National Service in Malaya, Alexis visits Paris to search for Rose, with whom he is still obsessed.

0320070110

Alexis learns that Rose and his Uncle George are married and have a daughter, Jenny.

0420070111

Alexis' infatuation for Rose has gone and a new-found friendship with her daughter takes its place.

05 LAST20070112

For Alexis, Jenny and Rose, love turns out to be troubled and unexpected, but the passion and desire live on.