Rainbow, The [D H Lawrence]

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012004060720200302 (BBC7)
20200303 (BBC7)

Following his father's death, Tom Brangwen is left to run the family farm in Nottinghamshire.

DH Lawrence's novel explores the passionate lives of three generations of the Brangwen family of Nottinghamshire.

Read by David Bradley

Abridged in ten parts by Linda Cracknell

Producer: Lu Kemp

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in June 2004.

Following his father's death, Tom Brangwen is left to run the Nottinghamshire family farm

Novel exploring the passionate lives of three generations of the Brangwen family.

022004060820200303 (BBC7)
20200304 (BBC7)

Tom, now wed to Lydia, struggles to come to terms with his married life and new position as stepfather to his wife's wilful child, Anna.

DH Lawrence's novel explores the passionate lives of three generations of the Brangwen family of Nottinghamshire.

Read by David Bradley

Abridged by Linda Cracknell

Producer: Lu Kemp

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in June 2004.

Tom struggles to come to terms with his marriage to Lydia and being stepfather to Anna.

Novel exploring the passionate lives of three generations of the Brangwen family.

032004060920200304 (BBC7)
20200305 (BBC7)

No longer a child, Anna longs for independence outside her close-knit family. The arrival at the farm of her cousin Will allows her to venture beyond her father's watchful eye.

Meanwhile, Tom wonders at already being an old man as he sees his daughter move towards another man.

DH Lawrence's novel explores the passionate lives of three generations of the Brangwen family of Nottinghamshire.

Read by David Bradley

Abridged by Linda Cracknell

Producer: Lu Kemp

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in June 2004

No longer a child, Anna longs for independence, inspired by an new arrival to the farm.

Novel exploring the passionate lives of three generations of the Brangwen family.

042004061020200305 (BBC7)
20200306 (BBC7)

After an idyllic courtship and wedding, the early days of Anna's marriage to Will are a shock to them both.

The birth of their first child - a girl - is a disappointment to Anna and a revelation to Will.

DH Lawrence's novel explores the passionate lives of three generations of the Brangwen family of Nottinghamshire.

Read by David Bradley

Abridged by Linda Cracknell

Producer: Lu Kemp

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in June 2004

After an idyllic courtship and wedding, marriage proves a shock for Anna and Will.

Novel exploring the passionate lives of three generations of the Brangwen family.

052004061120200306 (BBC7)
20200307 (BBC7)

Ursula grows up, ever closer to her young father Will.

Will himself is changing from the naive man he used to be, and his behaviour, rather than repulsing his wife, draws them together.

DH Lawrence's novel explores the passionate lives of three generations of the Brangwen family of Nottinghamshire.

Read by David Bradley

Abridged in ten parts by Linda Cracknell

Producer: Lu Kemp

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in June 2004

As Ursula grows up, Will and Anna's marriage changes.

Novel exploring the passionate lives of three generations of the Brangwen family.

062004061420200309 (BBC7)
20200310 (BBC7)

Ursula's grandfather, Tom, returns to the farm finding it under threat

Novel exploring the passionate lives of three generations of the Brangwen family.

072004061520200310 (BBC7)
20200311 (BBC7)

Ursula finds love. But when her lover leaves to fight in the Boer War her eyes wander.

Novel exploring the passionate lives of three generations of the Brangwen family.

082004061620200311 (BBC7)
20200312 (BBC7)

As Ursula's interest in her affair with Winifred Inger wanes, her horizons change

Novel exploring the passionate lives of three generations of the Brangwen family.

092004061720200312 (BBC7)
20200313 (BBC7)

Ursula attends teacher training, but the arrival of an old flame changes everything

Novel exploring the passionate lives of three generations of the Brangwen family.

102004061820200313 (BBC7)
20200314 (BBC7)

Ursula faces an uncertain future and staggering new commitment

Novel exploring the passionate lives of three generations of the Brangwen family.