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0120191118

1/5. Voltaire’s witty 18th century novel of ideas about good and evil takes its eponymous hero and the long-suffering Dr Pangloss on an epic, picaresque journey through Europe and South America. Along the way they endure terrible misfortune but somehow manage to retain an optimism about what life has in store. In this episode, Candide falls in love and is expelled from paradise. Abridged by Robin Brooks and read by Adrian Scarborough.
Producer: Bruce Young. Repeated at 1045pm.

1/5. Voltaire's witty 18th century novel of ideas about good and evil.

Adrian Scarborough reads Voltaire's witty 18th century novel of ideas about good and evil.

0120191118

Voltaire’s witty 18th century novel of ideas about good and evil takes its eponymous hero and the long-suffering Dr Pangloss on an epic, picaresque journey through Europe and South America. Along the way they endure terrible misfortune but somehow manage to retain an optimism about what life has in store. In this episode, Candide falls in love and is expelled from paradise. Abridged by Robin Brooks and read by Adrian Scarborough.
Producer: Bruce Young. Repeated at 1045pm.

Voltaire\u2019s witty 18th century novel of ideas about good and evil.

Adrian Scarborough reads Voltaire's witty 18th century novel of ideas about good and evil.

0220191119

2/5. Voltaire’s witty 18th century novel of ideas about good and evil takes its eponymous hero on an epic, picaresque journey through Europe and South America. In this episode, Candide’s great love, Cunégonde, describes her terrible fate after Candide had to leave her behind. Abridged by Robin Brooks and read by Adrian Scarborough.
Producer: Bruce Young. Repeated at 1045pm.

2/5. Voltaire's witty 18th century novel of ideas about good and evil.

Adrian Scarborough reads Voltaire's witty 18th century novel of ideas about good and evil.

0220191119

Voltaire’s witty 18th century novel of ideas about good and evil takes its eponymous hero on an epic, picaresque journey through Europe and South America. In this episode, Candide’s great love, Cunégonde, describes her terrible fate after Candide had to leave her behind. Abridged by Robin Brooks and read by Adrian Scarborough.
Producer: Bruce Young. Repeated at 1045pm.

Voltaire\u2019s witty 18th century novel of ideas about good and evil.

Adrian Scarborough reads Voltaire's witty 18th century novel of ideas about good and evil.

0320191120

3/5. Voltaire’s witty 18th century novel of ideas about good and evil takes its eponymous hero on an epic, picaresque journey through Europe and South America. In this episode, Candide reaches the fabled city of Eldorado where the streets are littered with gold and jewels. Abridged by Robin Brooks and read by Adrian Scarborough.
Producer: Bruce Young. Repeated at 1045pm.

3/5. Voltaire's witty 18th century novel of ideas about good and evil.

Adrian Scarborough reads Voltaire's witty 18th century novel of ideas about good and evil.

0320191120

Voltaire’s witty 18th century novel of ideas about good and evil takes its eponymous hero on an epic, picaresque journey through Europe and South America. In this episode, Candide reaches the fabled city of Eldorado where the streets are littered with gold and jewels. Abridged by Robin Brooks and read by Adrian Scarborough.
Producer: Bruce Young. Repeated at 1045pm.

Voltaire\u2019s witty 18th century novel of ideas about good and evil.

Adrian Scarborough reads Voltaire's witty 18th century novel of ideas about good and evil.

0420191121

4/5. Voltaire’s witty 18th century novel of ideas about good and evil takes its eponymous hero on an epic, picaresque journey through Europe and South America. In this episode, Candide arrives in Venice to rendezvous with Cunégonde but things don’t go according to plan. Abridged by Robin Brooks and read by Adrian Scarborough.
Producer: Bruce Young. Repeated at 1045pm.

4/5. Voltaire's witty 18th century novel of ideas about good and evil

Adrian Scarborough reads Voltaire's witty 18th century novel of ideas about good and evil.

0420191121

Voltaire’s witty 18th century novel of ideas about good and evil takes its eponymous hero on an epic, picaresque journey through Europe and South America. In this episode, Candide arrives in Venice to rendezvous with Cunégonde but things don’t go according to plan. Abridged by Robin Brooks and read by Adrian Scarborough.
Producer: Bruce Young. Repeated at 1045pm.

Voltaire\u2019s witty 18th century novel of ideas about good and evil

Adrian Scarborough reads Voltaire's witty 18th century novel of ideas about good and evil.

0520191122

5/5. Voltaire’s witty 18th century novel of ideas about good and evil takes its eponymous hero on an epic, picaresque journey through Europe and South America. In this final episode, Candide hatches a plan to rescue Cunégonde and is reunited with an old friend. Abridged by Robin Brooks and read by Adrian Scarborough.
Producer: Bruce Young. Repeated at 1045pm.

5/5. Voltaire's witty 18th century novel of ideas about good and evil.

Adrian Scarborough reads Voltaire's witty 18th century novel of ideas about good and evil.

0520191122

Voltaire’s witty 18th century novel of ideas about good and evil takes its eponymous hero on an epic, picaresque journey through Europe and South America. In this final episode, Candide hatches a plan to rescue Cunégonde and is reunited with an old friend. Abridged by Robin Brooks and read by Adrian Scarborough.
Producer: Bruce Young. Repeated at 1045pm.

Voltaire\u2019s witty 18th century novel of ideas about good and evil.

Adrian Scarborough reads Voltaire's witty 18th century novel of ideas about good and evil.