Gustave Flaubert - Madame Bovary (omnibus)

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012008080320190721 (BBC7)
20190722 (BBC7)
Beautiful Emma meets and marries Doctor Charles Bovary. He's happy for the first time in his life - unlike Emma, who's distraught that her marriage lacks the passion and excitement of her fantasies.

A French masterpiece of betrayal and wantonness; the first great novel of adultery.

Starring John Hurt as the narrator, Conrad Nelson as Charles, Sarah Smart as Emma and Brigit Forsyth as Madame Bovary Snr.

Gustave Flaubert's novel is dramatised by Diana Griffiths from a translation by Margaret Mauldon.

Omnibus of the first five of ten episodes.

Producer: Pauline Harris

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in May 2006.

Doctor's wife Emma embarks on a series of affairs to escape provincial life.

John Hurt is the narrator in a two-part omnibus dramatisation of Flaubert's infamous novel

John Hurt is the narrator in a two-part omnibus dramatisation of Flaubert's infamous novel

Starring John Hurt as the narrator, Conrad Nelson as Charles, Sarah Smart as Emma and Brigit Forsyth as Madame Bovary Snr.

Gustave Flaubert's novel is dramatised by Diana Griffiths from a translation by Margaret Mauldon.

022013060220190728 (BBC7)
20190729 (BBC7)
Beautiful Emma Bovary is planning to elope with her lover, Rodolphe.

A French masterpiece of betrayal and wantonness; the first great novel of adultery starring John Hurt..

Narrator.... John Hurt
Charles.... Conrad Nelson
Emma.... Sarah Smart
Rodolphe Boulanger.... Jude Akuwudike
Madame Bovary Snr.... Brigit Forsyth
Monsieur Lheureux.... Seamus O'Neill
Felicite.... Sarah Jane Hallworth

Gustave Flaubert's novel is dramatised by Diana Griffiths from a translation by Margaret Mauldon.

Omnibus of the last five of ten episodes.

Producer: Pauline Harris

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 2006.

Emma prepares to leave Charles, but her complicated love-life is beginning to fall apart.

John Hurt is the narrator in a two-part omnibus dramatisation of Flaubert's infamous novel

Narrator.... John Hurt
Charles.... Conrad Nelson
Emma.... Sarah Smart
Rodolphe Boulanger.... Jude Akuwudike
Madame Bovary Snr.... Brigit Forsyth
Monsieur Lheureux.... Seamus O'Neill
Felicite.... Sarah Jane Hallworth

Gustave Flaubert's novel is dramatised by Diana Griffiths from a translation by Margaret Mauldon.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 2006.