The Bell

By Iris Murdoch, dramatised in three parts by Michael Bakewell.

With Crispin Redman, Cathryn Bradshaw, Nicholas Farrell and Struan Rodger.

Director Jane Morgan.

Episodes

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011999100719991113Sex and religion come into conflict in this story of a lay community which is seriously disturbed by the arrival of an errant wife who has decided to return to her husband.
021999111419991120A new bell is due to arrive at the Abbey, but Dora is haunted by the story of the old bell and of the death that it foretold.
03 LAST1999112119991127Raising the bell from the lake required almost supernatural strength, and Dora is determined to continue playing the witch in the holy community of Imber.