Dolce

Irene Nemirovsky's searing depiction of France under occupation, written in 1942 - months before her arrest and death in Auschwitz.

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20060814Irene Nemirovsky's searing depiction of France under occupation, written in 1942 - months before her arrest and death in Auschwitz.

1/5. In the spring of 1941, a German regiment is billeted in a rural French village. In the Angellier household, two warring women pack away the good linen, lock up the piano and prepare to meet the enemy face to face.

Narrator.... Sian Thomas

Lucille Angellier.... Eve Best

Madame Angellier.... Deborah Findlay

Lt Bruno Von Falk.... James D'Arcy

Madelaine Sabarie.... Alex Tregear

Benoit Sabarie/Lt Bonnet.... Stuart McLoughlin

Viscountess de Montmort.... Teresa Gallagher

Followed by News.

20060815Dolce

Irene Nemirovsky's searing depiction of France under occupation, written in 1942 - months before her arrest and death in Auschwitz.

2/5. The German officers settle into their billets. The villagers must find a way to live alongside them, however uncomfortable it proves.

Narrator.... Sian Thomas

Lucille Angellier.... Eve Best

Madame Angellier.... Deborah Findlay

Lt Bruno Von Falk.... James D'Arcy

Madelaine Sabarie.... Alex Tregear

Benoit Sabarie/Lt Bonnet.... Stuart McLoughlin

Viscountess de Montmort.... Teresa Gallagher

Adapted by Penny Leicester.

Then News.

20060816Irene Nemirovsky's searing depiction of France under occupation, written in 1942 - months before her arrest and death in Auschwitz.

3/5. Lieutenant Bruno von Falk brings something new into the shuttered and forbidding Angellier home.

Narrator.... Sian Thomas

Lucille Angellier.... Eve Best

Madame Angellier.... Deborah Findlay

Lt Bruno Von Falk.... James D'Arcy

Madelaine Sabarie.... Alex Tregear

Benoit Sabarie/Lt Bonnet.... Stuart McLoughlin

Viscountess de Montmort.... Teresa Gallagher

Then News.

20060817Irene Nemirovsky's searing depiction of France under occupation, written in 1942 - months before her arrest and death in Auschwitz.

4/5. Despite herself, and her mother-in-law, Lucille finds herself drawn ever closer to Bruno - but the wider world is hard to keep at bay.

Narrator.... Sian Thomas

Lucille Angellier.... Eve Best

Madame Angellier.... Deborah Findlay

Lt Bruno Von Falk.... James D'Arcy

Madelaine Sabarie.... Alex Tregear

Benoit Sabarie/Lt Bonnet.... Stuart McLoughlin

Viscountess de Montmort.... Teresa Gallagher

Adapted by Penny Leicester.

Followed by News.

20060818Dolce

Irene Nemirovsky's searing depiction of France under occupation, written in 1942 - months before her arrest and death in Auschwitz.

5/5. Bonnett's murder has forced Lucille to take sides.

Narrator.... Sian Thomas

Lucille Angellier.... Eve Best

Madame Angellier.... Deborah Findlay

Lt Bruno Von Falk.... James D'Arcy

Madelaine Sabarie.... Alex Tregear

Benoit Sabarie/Lt Bonnet.... Stuart McLoughlin

Viscountess de Montmort.... Teresa Gallagher

Then News.

0120060814In the spring of 1941, a German regiment is billeted in a rural French village.

In the Angellier household, two warring women pack away the good linen, lock up the piano and prepare to meet the enemy face to face.

0220060815The German officers settle into their billets.

The villagers must find a way to live alongside them, however uncomfortable it proves.

0320060816Lieutenant Bruno von Falk brings something new into the shuttered and forbidding Angellier home.
0420060817Despite herself, and her mother-in-law, Lucille finds herself drawn ever closer to Bruno - but the wider world is hard to keep at bay.
05 LAST20060818Bonnett's murder has forced Lucille to take sides.