Victorian Love Stories

Episodes

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01Oscar Wilde - The Nightingale And The Rose2001012220190714 (BBC7)
20190715 (BBC7)

A poignant tale of a nightingale's ultimate sacrifice.

Five tales of requited and unrequited passion.

02George Egerton - A Little Grey Glove2001012320190721 (BBC7)
20190722 (BBC7)

A besotted man is curious about a woman who shares a love for fishing. Reader Simon Tait.

Five tales of requited and unrequited passion.

Five tales of requited and unrequited passion.

03Ellen T Fowler - An Old Wife's Tale2001012420190728 (BBC7)
20190729 (BBC7)

Five tales of requited and unrequited passion.

Five tales of requited and unrequited passion.

04Henry Harland - Flower O' The Quince2001012520190804 (BBC7)
20190805 (BBC7)

An aristocrat returns to England from Panama to succeed as lord of a grand estate, after his sudden inexplicable disappearance abroad more than 30 years ago...

Tales of requited and unrequited passion.

Joanna Tope reads Henry Harland 's short story.

Producer: Julia Butt

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in January 2001.

An aristocrat returns from Panama as lord of a grand English estate, after 30 years.

Five tales of requited and unrequited passion.

Five tales of requited and unrequited passion.

05Ernest Dowson - The Statute Of Limitations2001012620190811 (BBC7)
20190812 (BBC7)

A man who's worked in Chile for 15 years grows increasingly apprehensive at the thought of seeing the faded beauty of his fiancee when he returns to England.

Tales of requited and unrequited passion.

Jimmy Chisholm reads Ernest Dowson's short story.

Producer: Julia Butt

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in January 2001.

Ernest Dowson's tale of a young man who leaves England to make his fortune in Chile.

Five tales of requited and unrequited passion.