Midnight's Children

Episodes

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01Part 1: The Perforated Sheet20170815Kashmir 1915. Dr Aadam Aziz falls in love with a woman hidden behind a perforated sheet.

Dramatisation of Salman Rushdie's dazzling novel of love, history and magic.

02Part 2: The Birth Of A Nation2013041520170815 (R4)
20170814 (R4)
A new dramatisation of Salman Rushdie's dazzling novel of love, magic and Partition.

Dramatisation of Salman Rushdie's dazzling novel of love, history and magic.

A new dramatisation of Salman Rushdie's dazzling novel of love, magic and Partition.

Dramatisation of Salman Rushdie's dazzling novel of love, history and magic.

03Part 3: Snakes And Ladders20170815Born at the moment of India's Partition, Saleem is brought up by two adoring mothers.

Dramatisation of Salman Rushdie's dazzling novel of love, history and magic.

04Part 4: All India Radio20170815The young Saleem uses his newfound powers to tune into other people's thoughts.

Dramatisation of Salman Rushdie's dazzling novel of love, history and magic.

05Part 5: Alpha And Omega20170815A series of accidents means that Mary's guilty secret can no longer be concealed.

Dramatisation of Salman Rushdie's dazzling novel of love, history and magic.

06Part 6: How Saleem Achieved Purity20170815The Indo-Pakistani war of 1965 changes Saleem's life forever.

Dramatisation of Salman Rushdie's dazzling novel of love, history and magic.

07Part 7: The Shadow Of The Mosque201708151970s. Saleem is reunited with the other Midnight's Children in terrifying circumstances.

Dramatisation of Salman Rushdie's dazzling novel of love, history and magic.