John Milton's Paradise Lost

Episodes

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Exasperated in Hell, fallen angel Satan bitterly plots against God in Heaven.

01Omnibus

0220100330 BT=2100 (BBC7)
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Fallen angel Satan awakens in Hell and summons up his legions.

02Omnibus

0320100331 BT=2100 (BBC7)
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Satan summons his forces to build the mighty palace of pandemonium. Stars Denis Quilley.

03Omnibus

0420100401 BT=2100 (BBC7)
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Satan asks his lieutenants whether a war with God should be in the open or in secret.

04Omnibus

0520100402 BT=2100 (BBC7)
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The fallen angels debate war with Heaven, but the devil Belial advises caution.

05Omnibus

0620100405 BT=2100 (BBC7)
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Satan journeys to the new world where God's new creation is purported to live.

06Omnibus

0720100406 BT=2100 (BBC7)
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Satan flies to Hell's gate, where he encounters his daughter Sin and his son Death.

07Omnibus

0820100407 BT=2100 (BBC7)
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Satan passes through the gulf between Hell and Heaven - and approaches the new world.

08Omnibus

0920100408 BT=2100 (BBC7)
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The blind poet praises light - and God reveals his purposes to his beloved son.

1020100409 BT=2100 (BBC7)
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The Son of God offers to redeem mankind - and Satan eavesdrops on Adam and Eve.

1120100412 BT=2100 (BBC7)
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Satan disguises himself as an angel to trick his way into God's new world.

1220100413 BT=2100 (BBC7)
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Adopting another disguise, Satan hides himself on The Tree of Life in The Garden of Eden.

1320100414 BT=2100 (BBC7)
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Satan spies Adam and Eve for the first time and eavesdrops as they talk.

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The Angel Gabriel warns Uriel that an evil spirit has entered Paradise.

1520100416 BT=2100 (BBC7)
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As Adam and Eve rest unaware, their guardian angels apprehend Satan.

1620100419 BT=2100 (BBC7)
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In the Garden of Eden, Eve describes her disturbing dream to Adam. With Denis Quilley.

1720100420 BT=2100 (BBC7)
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Adam and Eve prepare for the arrival of archangel Raphael in the Garden of Eden.

1820100421 BT=2100 (BBC7)
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Archangel Raphael explains to Adam and Eve how Satan fomented rebellion among the angels.

1920100422 BT=2100 (BBC7)
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Archangel Raphael describes how Michael and Gabriel were sent to battle against Satan.

2020100423 BT=2100 (BBC7)
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In the tale of evil Satan and his rebellion against God, archangel Michael does battle.

2120100426 BT=2100 (BBC7)
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God sends his Son to drive the rebellious angels out of Heaven.

2220100427 BT=2100 (BBC7)
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Raphael explains God's intentions in his creation of the World.

2320100428 BT=2100 (BBC7)
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God begins his creation of the World and its many creatures.

2420100429 BT=2100 (BBC7)
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Raphael describes more about God's creation of the World. Stars Godfrey Kenton.

2520100430 BT=2100 (BBC7)
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Raphael answers Adam's questions about the Solar System. Stars Linus Roache and John Rowe.

2620100503 BT=2100 (BBC7)
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Raphael welcomes Adam's offer to tell his own story. Starring Linus Roache and John Rowe.

2720100504 BT=2100 (BBC7)
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Adam explains how Eve was created to Raphael and discusses the nature of love.

2820100505 BT=2100 (BBC7)
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Satan returns to the Garden of Eden and enters the body of the sleeping serpent.

2920100506 BT=2100 (BBC7)
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Eve persuades Adam to allow her to work alone and - as The Serpent - Satan makes contact.

3020100507 BT=2100 (BBC7)
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The Serpent tempts Eve to taste the fruit of the Tree of Knowledge of Good and Evil.

3120100510 BT=2100 (BBC7)
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Eve persuades Adam to taste the Forbidden Fruit.

3220100511 BT=2100 (BBC7)
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God sends his Son to judge Adam and Eve, after they partake of the Forbidden Fruit.

3320100512 BT=2100 (BBC7)
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Sin and Death create the path leading from Hell to Earth.

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Sin and Death scheme and the devils, turned to serpents, taste the fruits of disobedience.

3520100514 BT=2100 (BBC7)
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Adam urges Eve to seek peace with God through repentance. Stars Linus Roache.

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God decrees that Adam and Eve must leave the Garden of Paradise.

3720100518 (BBC7)
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Adam is taken to the top of a hill, to be shown the future for his descendants.

3820100519 (BBC7)
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Archangel Michael tells Adam about the events that will lead to The Flood.

3920100520 (BBC7)
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Archangel Michael tells Adam that Moses will lead the Children of Israel out of Egypt.

4020100521 (BBC7)
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Archangel Michael tells Adam about the reign of King David and the birth of Christ.

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Archangel Michael comforts Adam and leads him, together with Eve, out of Paradise.

Stars Mark Straker and Federay Holmes.