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0120161107

Gladys is so obsessed with hiding her age she will stop at nothing, including murder.

0120161107

Jezebel by Irène Némirovsky

Translated by Sandra Smith

Dramatised by Ellen Dryden

In a French courtroom in 1935, the trial of Gladys Eysenach is taking place - an old woman, still beautiful, elegant, and accused of shooting dead her much-younger lover. Némirovsky with her usual depth of insight and pitiless compassion, shows us the soul of a desperate woman obsessed with her lost youth. Throughout the week we dramatise key events in Gladys's life to discover the truth of why Gladys shot dead the young man.

Produced and Directed by Pauline Harris

Further Info:- Irène Némirovsky ( 24 February 1903 - 17 August 1942) was a novelist of Ukrainian Jewish origin born in Kiev Ukraine under the Russian Empire; she lived more than half her life in France and wrote in French, but was denied French citizenship. Arrested by the Nazis as a Jew under the racial laws - which did not take into account her conversion to Roman Catholicism - she died at Auschwitz at the age of 39. Successful in her day, she is now best known for the posthumously-published Suite française. Némirovsky's older daughter, Denise, kept the notebook containing the manuscript for Suite Française for fifty years without reading it, thinking it was a diary, which would be too painful to read. In the late 1990s, however, she made arrangements to donate her mother's papers to a French archive and so read the notebook first. Upon discovering what it contained, it was published in France, where it became a bestseller in 2004. It has since been translated into 38 languages and as of 2008 has sold 2.5 million copies.

0120161107

Jezebel by Irène Némirovsky

Translated by Sandra Smith

Dramatised by Ellen Dryden

In a French courtroom in 1935, the trial of Gladys Eysenach is taking place - an old woman, still beautiful, elegant, and accused of shooting dead her much-younger lover. Némirovsky with her usual depth of insight and pitiless compassion, shows us the soul of a desperate woman obsessed with her lost youth. Throughout the week we dramatise key events in Gladys's life to discover the truth of why Gladys shot dead the young man.

Produced and Directed by Pauline Harris

Further Info:- Irène Némirovsky ( 24 February 1903 - 17 August 1942) was a novelist of Ukrainian Jewish origin born in Kiev Ukraine under the Russian Empire; she lived more than half her life in France and wrote in French, but was denied French citizenship. Arrested by the Nazis as a Jew under the racial laws - which did not take into account her conversion to Roman Catholicism - she died at Auschwitz at the age of 39. Successful in her day, she is now best known for the posthumously-published Suite française. Némirovsky's older daughter, Denise, kept the notebook containing the manuscript for Suite Française for fifty years without reading it, thinking it was a diary, which would be too painful to read. In the late 1990s, however, she made arrangements to donate her mother's papers to a French archive and so read the notebook first. Upon discovering what it contained, it was published in France, where it became a bestseller in 2004. It has since been translated into 38 languages and as of 2008 has sold 2.5 million copies.

Gladys is so obsessed with hiding her age she will stop at nothing, including murder.

0220161108

0220161108

Alone with her cousin's husband, Gladys discovers for the first time her power as a woman.

0220161108

Jezebel by Irène Némirovsky

Translated by Sandra Smith

Dramatised by Ellen Dryden

Gladys, an older woman, obsessed with her lost youth and looks, has been imprisoned for murdering a younger man. She delves into key moments in her past that led to the murder. Early 1900's, 18 year old Gladys, is left alone with her cousin's husband, Claude, and discovers for the first time her power as a woman.

Produced and Directed by Pauline Harris.

0220161108

Jezebel by Irène Némirovsky

Translated by Sandra Smith

Dramatised by Ellen Dryden

Gladys, an older woman, obsessed with her lost youth and looks, has been imprisoned for murdering a younger man. She delves into key moments in her past that led to the murder. Early 1900's, 18 year old Gladys, is left alone with her cousin's husband, Claude, and discovers for the first time her power as a woman.

Produced and Directed by Pauline Harris.

Alone with her cousin's husband, Gladys discovers for the first time her power as a woman.

0320161109

0320161109

Aged 40, for the first time in her life, Gladys is rejected by a man.

0320161109

Jezebel by Irène Némirovsky

Translated by Sandra Smith

Dramatised by Ellen Dryden

In 1930's France, Gladys, obsessed with her looks and lost youth, has been jailed for murdering a younger man. She delves into key moments in her past that led to the murder. Aged 40, Gladys is having an affair with Sir Mark and for the first time in her life she is rejected by a man.

Produced and Directed by Pauline Harris.

0320161109

Jezebel by Irène Némirovsky

Translated by Sandra Smith

Dramatised by Ellen Dryden

In 1930's France, Gladys, obsessed with her looks and lost youth, has been jailed for murdering a younger man. She delves into key moments in her past that led to the murder. Aged 40, Gladys is having an affair with Sir Mark and for the first time in her life she is rejected by a man.

Produced and Directed by Pauline Harris.

Aged 40, for the first time in her life, Gladys is rejected by a man.

0420161110

0420161110

Gladys is vehemently opposed to her daughter's desire to marry.

0420161110

Jezebel by Irène Némirovsky

Translated by Sandra Smith

Dramatised by Ellen Dryden

In 1930's France, Gladys, obsessed with her looks and lost youth, has been jailed for murdering a younger man. She delves into key moments in her past that led to the murder. When she discovers her daughter, Marie-Therese is in love, she is vehemently opposed to her desire to marry. This leads to devastating action for Marie-Therese.

Produced and Directed by Pauline Harris.

0420161110

Jezebel by Irène Némirovsky

Translated by Sandra Smith

Dramatised by Ellen Dryden

In 1930's France, Gladys, obsessed with her looks and lost youth, has been jailed for murdering a younger man. She delves into key moments in her past that led to the murder. When she discovers her daughter, Marie-Therese is in love, she is vehemently opposed to her desire to marry. This leads to devastating action for Marie-Therese.

Produced and Directed by Pauline Harris.

Gladys is vehemently opposed to her daughter's desire to marry.

0520161111

0520161111

Gladys meets her victim, and the events that led to the murder are revealed.

0520161111

Jezebel by Irène Némirovsky

Translated by Sandra Smith

Dramatised by Ellen Dryden

In 1930's France, Gladys, obsessed with her looks and lost youth, has been jailed for murdering a younger man. She delves into her past and the mysterious events that led to the murder are revealed.

Produced and Directed by Pauline Harris.

0520161111

Jezebel by Irène Némirovsky

Translated by Sandra Smith

Dramatised by Ellen Dryden

In 1930's France, Gladys, obsessed with her looks and lost youth, has been jailed for murdering a younger man. She delves into her past and the mysterious events that led to the murder are revealed.

Produced and Directed by Pauline Harris.

Gladys meets her victim, and the events that led to the murder are revealed.