Episodes

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Genome: [r4 Bd=19941113]

A series of dramas that tell the stories behind the songs opens with this new two-part drama, a version of Henry Murger 's tales of Bohemian life in Paris in the 1840s, translated and dramatised by John Clifford.

The inspiration for Puccini's famous opera La Boheme, Murger's tales are largely autobiographical.

Music Gordon Langford. Director Jane Whitaker Repeated Friday at 2.00pm

Genome: [r4 Bd=19941113]

Unknown: Henry Murger

Dramatised By: John Clifford.

Music: Gordon Langford.

Director: Jane Whitaker

Rodolphe: Samuel West

Mimi: Trevyn McDowell

Colline: Clive Morrison

Musette: Louise Lombard

Marcel: Jamie Glover

Uncle: Edward de Souza

Nephew: Ian Masters

Concierge: Margaret John

Landlord: David Marsh

Cafe proprietres: Kristin Milward

Waiter: Peter Whitman

Genome: [r4 Bd=19941118]

A series of dramas that tell the stories behind the songs opens with this new two-part drama, a version of Henry Murger 's tales, the inspiration for Puccini's opera La Bohème. Repeated from Sunday at 2.30pm

Genome: [r4 Bd=19941118]

Unknown: Henry Murger

Genome: [r4 Bd=19941125]

In the second and final part of John Clifford 's dramatisation of Henry Murger 's tales of Bohemian life in Paris in the 1840s, things start to go wrong for lovers Rodolphe and Mimi and Marcel and Musette. The harsh realities of life are intruding on their happy world in the garret. Repeated from Sunday 2.30pm

Genome: [r4 Bd=19941125]

Unknown: John Clifford

Unknown: Henry Murger