The Beginning Of Spring

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0120100927Penelope Fitzgerald's novel of an English family in Moscow, adapted by Penny Leicester.

The winter of 1913 finds Frank Reid, owner of a printing company, abandoned by his wife.

First Nellie takes their three children with her, then she sends them back to Frank.

What is he to do?

Narrator: Clare Higgins; Frank: Richard Mccabe; Selwyn: David Bamber; Nellie: Jennifer Lee Jellicorse; Dolly: Charlotte Ellis.

Other parts played by Sonia Ritter, Rachel Atkins, Samuel Barnet, Richard Bremmer and David Collins.

Producer: Tim Dee

0220100928Penelope Fitzgerald's novel of an English family in Moscow, adapted by Penny Leicester.

The winter of 1913 finds Frank Reid, owner of a printing company, abandoned by his wife.

Frank Reid is not being helped by his accountant, Selwyn.

Narrator: Clare Higgins; Frank: Richard Mccabe; Selwyn: David Bamber; Nellie: Jennifer Lee Jellicorse; Dolly: Charlotte Ellis.

Other parts played by Sonia Ritter, Rachel Atkins, Samuel Barnet, Richard Bremmer and David Collins.

Producer: Tim Dee

0320100929Penelope Fitzgerald's novel of an English family in Moscow, adapted by Penny Leicester.

The winter of 1913 finds Frank Reid, owner of a printing company, abandoned by his wife.

Frank Reid is not being helped by his accountant, Selwyn.

The English Chaplaincy has a scary resident and now a shop girl looks set to take on the nannying duties.

Narrator: Clare Higgins; Frank: Richard Mccabe; Selwyn: David Bamber; Nellie: Jennifer Lee Jellicorse; Dolly: Charlotte Ellis.

Other parts played by Sonia Ritter, Rachel Atkins, Samuel Barnet, Richard Bremmer and David Collins.

Producer: Tim Dee.

A shop girl looks set to take on the nannying duties.

0420100930Penelope Fitzgerald's novel of an English family in Moscow, adapted by Penny Leicester.

The winter of 1913 finds Frank Reid, owner of a printing company, abandoned by his wife.

Frank Reid is not being helped by his accountant, Selwyn.

The English Chaplaincy has a scary resident and now a shop girl is taking on the nannying duties.

Lisa, the new nanny, is too beautiful for Frank, even with her plaits cut off.

Narrator: Clare Higgins; Frank: Richard McCabe; Selwyn: David Bamber; Nellie: Jennifer Lee Jellicorse; Dolly: Charlotte Ellis.

Other parts played by Sonia Ritter, Rachel Atkins, Samuel Barnet, Richard Bremmer and David Collins.

Producer: Tim Dee.

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OMNI20101001Penelope Fitzgerald's novel of an English family in Moscow, adapted by Penny Leicester.

The winter of 1913 finds Frank Reid, owner of a printing company, abandoned by his wife.

First Nellie takes their three children with her, then she sends them back to Frank.

What is he to do?

Narrator: Clare Higgins; Frank: Richard McCabe; Selwyn: David Bamber; Nellie: Jennifer Lee Jellicorse; Dolly: Charlotte Ellis.

Other parts played by Sonia Ritter, Rachel Atkins, Samuel Barnet, Richard Bremmer and David Collins.

Producer: Tim Dee.