Jean Rhys - Wide Sargasso Sea

Episodes

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0120090810 (BBC7)
20100823 (BBC7)
20120924 (BBC7)
20140428 (BBC7)
20170703 (BBC7)
Tensions escalate amongst the former slaves on a Caribbean island. Prequel to Charlotte Bronte's Jane Eyre, read by Adjoa Andoh.

. Tensions escalate amongst the former slaves on a Caribbean island.

Creole heiress Antoinette Cosway grows up on a beguiling Caribbean island where tensions escalate between her family and former slaves.

Jean Rhys's most famous novel read by Adjoa Andoh and Adam Godley - tracing the early life of the first Mrs Rochester from Jane Eyre.

Abridged by Margaret Busby
Producer: Claire Grove
First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 2004.

Abridged by Margaret Busby
Producer: Claire Grove
First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 2004.

Tensions escalate amongst the former slaves on a Caribbean island. Prequel to Charlotte Bronte's Jane Eyre, read by Adjoa Andoh.

Tensions escalate amongst the former slaves on a Caribbean island. Prequel to Charlotte Bronte's Jane Eyre, read by Adjoa Andoh.

0220090811 (BBC7)
20100824 (BBC7)
20120925 (BBC7)
20140429 (BBC7)
20170704 (BBC7)
The mother of Creole heiress Antoinette Cosway marries an Englishman in Spanish Town, Jamaica. Read by Adjoa Andoh.

. Creole heiress Antoinette Cosway's mother marries an Englishman in Spanish Town, Jamaica.

Creole heiress Antoinette Cosway's mother marries an Englishman in Spanish Town, Jamaica.

The mother of Creole heiress Antoinette Cosway marries an Englishman in Spanish Town, Jamaica. Read by Adjoa Andoh.

The mother of Creole heiress Antoinette Cosway marries an Englishman in Spanish Town, Jamaica. Read by Adjoa Andoh.

0320090812 (BBC7)
20100825 (BBC7)
20120926 (BBC7)
20140430 (BBC7)
20170705 (BBC7)
Without her brother and parted from her mother, heiress Antoinette is sent off to school. Read by Adjoa Andoh.

. Without her brother and parted from her mother, heiress Antoinette is sent off to school.

Without her brother and parted from her mother, heiress Antoinette is sent off to school. Read by Adjoa Andoh.

Without her brother and parted from her mother, heiress Antoinette is sent off to school. Read by Adjoa Andoh.

0420090813 (BBC7)
20100826 (BBC7)
20120927 (BBC7)
20140501 (BBC7)
20170706 (BBC7)
Fresh from England, Rochester weds Creole heiress Antoinette and takes her to Dominica. Read by Adam Godley.

. Fresh from England, Rochester weds Creole heiress Antoinette and takes her to Dominica.

Fresh from England, Rochester weds Creole heiress Antoinette and takes her to Dominica. Read by Adam Godley.

Fresh from England, Rochester weds Creole heiress Antoinette and takes her to Dominica. Read by Adam Godley.

05A New Peril20090814 (BBC7)
20100827 (BBC7)
20120928 (BBC7)
20140502 (BBC7)
20170707 (BBC7)
Antoinette and Rochester's honeymoon develops into an intense love affair in Dominica. Read by Adam Godley.

. Antoinette and Rochester's honeymoon develops into an intense love affair in Dominica.

Antoinette and Rochester's honeymoon develops into an intense love affair in Dominica. Read by Adam Godley.

Antoinette and Rochester's honeymoon develops into an intense love affair in Dominica. Read by Adam Godley.

0620090817 (BBC7)
20100830 (BBC7)
20121001 (BBC7)
20140505 (BBC7)
20170710 (BBC7)
An urgent letter to Rochester casts doubt on his wife's character. Prequel to Charlotte Bronte's Jane Eyre read by Adam Godley.

. An urgent letter to Rochester casts doubt on his wife's character.

An urgent letter to Rochester casts doubt on his wife's character. Prequel to Jane Eyre.

Antoinette and Rochester's intense love affair on the beguiling Caribbean island of Dominica is threatened by rumour and betrayal...

Jean Rhys's most famous novel read by Adjoa Andoh and Adam Godley - tracing the early life of the first Mrs Rochester from Jane Eyre.

Abridged by Margaret Busby
Producer: Claire Grove
First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 2004.

An urgent letter to Rochester casts doubt on his wife's character. Prequel to Charlotte Bronte's Jane Eyre read by Adam Godley.

An urgent letter to Rochester casts doubt on his wife's character. Prequel to Charlotte Bronte's Jane Eyre read by Adam Godley.

0720090818 (BBC7)
20100831 (BBC7)
20121002 (BBC7)
20140506 (BBC7)
20170711 (BBC7)
Antoinette seeks advice, as malicious gossip puts a strain on her marriage to Rochester. Read by Adjoa Andoh.

. Antoinette seeks advice, as malicious gossip puts a strain on her marriage to Rochester.

Antoinette seeks advice, as malicious gossip puts a strain on her marriage to Rochester. Jane Eyre prequel read by Adjoa Andoh.

Antoinette seeks advice, as malicious gossip puts a strain on her marriage to Rochester. Jane Eyre prequel read by Adjoa Andoh.

0820090819 (BBC7)
20100901 (BBC7)
20121003 (BBC7)
20140507 (BBC7)
20170712 (BBC7)
Antoinette opens up to her husband Rochester, but the following events lead to a betrayal. Read by Adjoa Andoh.

. Antoinette opens up to her husband Rochester, but the following events lead to a betrayal.

Antoinette opens up to her husband Rochester, but the following events lead to a betrayal. Jane Eyre prequel read by Adjoa Andoh.

Antoinette opens up to her husband Rochester, but the following events lead to a betrayal. Jane Eyre prequel read by Adjoa Andoh.

0920090820 (BBC7)
20100902 (BBC7)
20121004 (BBC7)
20140508 (BBC7)
20170713 (BBC7)
Antoinette returns home distressed. Husband Rochester makes plans to leave the island. Read by Adam Godley.

. Antoinette returns home distressed. Husband Rochester makes plans to leave the island.

Antoinette returns home distressed. Husband Rochester makes plans to leave the island. Jane Eyre prequel read by Adam Godley.

Antoinette returns home distressed. Husband Rochester makes plans to leave the island. Jane Eyre prequel read by Adam Godley.

1020170714 (BBC7)Distressed Antoinette must come to terms with her future. Jane Eyre prequel.
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20100903 (BBC7)
20121005 (BBC7)
20140509 (BBC7)

Distressed Antoinette must come to terms with her future. Prequel to Charlotte Bronte's Jane Eyre concluded by Adjoa Andoh.

. Distressed Antoinette must come to terms with her future.